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Table 1.118: Percent of improvement in pain interfering with activitya for home health episodes, by State, 2002 and 2003b

  2003 2002
State Observed percent Risk adjusted percentd Standard error of observed rate Observed percent Risk adjusted percentd Standard error of observed rate
             
United States 58.32   0.04 56.82   0.04
             
Alabama 55.22 59.63 0.29 51.38 50.63 0.30
Alaska 51.47 57.28 1.62 44.17 43.42 1.56
Arizona 57.78 60.00 0.35 57.64 56.89 0.39
Arkansas 54.21 57.49 0.41 53.16 52.41 0.42
California 60.56 62.98 0.12 58.32 57.57 0.13
Colorado 54.16 56.23 0.37 50.55 49.80 0.40
Connecticut 60.11 61.96 0.33 58.74 57.99 0.33
Delaware 60.17 63.15 0.76 59.36 58.61 0.69
District of Columbia 71.02 72.84 1.04 67.35 66.60 1.00
Florida 61.84 63.42 0.13 60.52 59.47 0.14
Georgia 57.83 61.39 0.27 55.45 54.70 0.29
Hawaii 55.55 58.89 0.98 55.04 54.29 0.95
Idaho 50.28 52.05 0.64 48.48 47.73 0.68
Illinois 61.04 64.05 0.19 60.18 59.43 0.20
Indiana 55.98 59.04 0.32 55.11 54.36 0.33
Iowa 53.48 55.95 0.44 50.92 50.17 0.45
Kansas 53.89 57.03 0.49 48.14 47.39 0.51
Kentucky 52.75 56.73 0.31 52.33 51.58 0.32
Louisiana 52.46 56.20 0.30 50.24 49.49 0.32
Maine 55.28 57.05 0.50 56.37 55.62 0.51
Maryland 59.81 61.64 0.33 59.25 58.50 0.35
Massachusetts 61.07 61.85 0.22 58.61 57.02 0.23
Michigan 62.21 64.08 0.18 61.57 60.82 0.19
Minnesota 52.27 54.83 0.39 50.79 50.04 0.41
Mississippi 54.73 57.73 0.35 54.24 53.49 0.37
Missouri 57.35 59.15 0.25 54.38 53.93 0.25
Montana 49.98 53.74 0.79 46.96 46.21 0.79
Nebraska 57.00 59.09 0.57 52.43 51.68 0.58
Nevada 57.95 60.41 0.57 57.04 56.29 0.61
New Hampshire 57.96 59.70 0.60 57.54 56.79 0.61
New Jersey 64.42 66.23 0.25 64.72 63.97 0.26
New Mexico 59.87 62.57 0.56 59.54 60.22 0.57
New York 62.76 64.90 0.17 62.65 61.90 0.18
North Carolina 57.53 60.85 0.24 56.46 55.71 0.24
North Dakota 51.36 53.25 0.86 46.89 46.14 0.84
Ohio 55.73 57.64 0.20 54.51 53.76 0.20
Oklahoma 50.37 52.11 0.34 49.18 48.43 0.35
Oregon 53.45 56.89 0.37 50.91 52.17 0.37
Pennsylvania 58.80 60.36 0.16 57.41 56.66 0.16
Puerto Ricoc       77.86 77.11 0.34
Rhode Island 63.30 63.44 0.52 62.53 61.78 0.56
South Carolina 59.91 63.17 0.35 56.31 56.93 0.36
South Dakota 50.59 55.72 0.88 49.74 48.99 0.90
Tennessee 54.24 58.50 0.26 53.04 52.29 0.26
Texas 54.09 57.05 0.16 52.16 51.41 0.17
Utah 53.25 55.17 0.48 51.28 50.53 0.50
Vermont 60.75 63.39 0.77 60.91 60.16 0.80
Virgin Islandsc       38.89 38.14 5.75
Virginia 55.03 58.49 0.27 54.62 53.87 0.28
Washington 54.28 57.62 0.32 52.21 51.46 0.33
West Virginia 51.58 55.38 0.50 51.39 53.01 0.51
Wisconsin 54.51 56.72 0.37 52.93 52.68 0.38
Wyoming 53.54 56.48 1.23 50.06 49.31 1.26
             

a Consumer language used on the Home Health Compare Web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around.

b The Risk Adjusted values presented in this table use the Home Health Compare methodology for risk adjusting the 2002 data. The data presented in the OBQI reports are NOT risk adjusted.

c Data not available for year 2003.

d Only observed national rate reported as in Home Health Compare.

Source: Calculated by the Center for Health Services and Policy Research, University of Colorado, from Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data.

 

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