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Table 1.119: Percent of improvement in dyspneaa for home health episodes, by State, 2002 and 2003

  2003 2002
State Observed percent Risk adjusted percentc Standard error of observed rate Observed percent Risk adjusted percentc Standard error of observed rate
             
United States 55.06   0.04 53.23   0.04
             
Alabama 54.98 51.90 0.29 51.23 47.82 0.29
Alaska 48.08 54.64 1.66 44.46 50.82 1.60
Arizona 60.33 59.89 0.38 60.27 59.76 0.40
Arkansas 49.24 47.37 0.43 47.57 45.55 0.42
California 57.98 59.54 0.14 54.14 55.86 0.14
Colorado 51.40 58.04 0.39 50.16 56.92 0.42
Connecticut 55.41 58.90 0.34 53.65 57.31 0.34
Delaware 58.97 59.95 0.73 58.53 59.21 0.66
District of Columbia 60.94 62.00 1.18 61.78 62.26 1.04
Florida 56.53 54.12 0.13 55.35 52.54 0.13
Georgia 57.40 54.25 0.28 55.59 52.33 0.28
Hawaii 57.37 62.60 1.09 55.37 60.95 1.05
Idaho 47.61 51.38 0.71 50.69 54.42 0.73
Illinois 56.61 57.72 0.20 55.14 56.17 0.20
Indiana 52.51 52.75 0.32 51.99 52.30 0.33
Iowa 48.69 50.04 0.47 46.41 48.42 0.47
Kansas 48.16 50.57 0.51 44.57 47.48 0.52
Kentucky 50.43 48.80 0.30 48.04 45.89 0.30
Louisiana 48.29 44.84 0.31 46.13 42.63 0.31
Maine 52.19 53.21 0.51 51.94 53.29 0.52
Maryland 60.34 59.95 0.34 57.69 57.68 0.35
Massachusetts 51.72 53.33 0.22 51.15 53.08 0.22
Michigan 60.00 59.47 0.18 57.69 57.43 0.19
Minnesota 53.97 55.44 0.43 51.61 53.17 0.45
Mississippi 54.55 50.01 0.34 51.91 47.08 0.36
Missouri 55.27 55.72 0.26 54.11 54.21 0.26
Montana 47.62 52.33 0.84 45.22 49.64 0.85
Nebraska 53.01 56.10 0.62 48.39 51.94 0.63
Nevada 53.93 54.71 0.57 54.93 55.31 0.61
New Hampshire 54.01 55.86 0.62 53.20 53.98 0.62
New Jersey 59.44 60.31 0.24 59.82 60.50 0.24
New Mexico 59.19 63.80 0.62 57.59 62.85 0.61
New York 57.09 59.35 0.16 54.67 57.77 0.17
North Carolina 57.72 56.53 0.24 56.47 55.36 0.25
North Dakota 53.02 52.84 0.89 48.71 48.71 0.86
Ohio 55.44 55.66 0.20 53.44 53.73 0.21
Oklahoma 46.59 43.46 0.34 45.21 41.81 0.35
Oregon 55.33 59.52 0.42 53.30 57.06 0.42
Pennsylvania 54.27 55.11 0.15 52.13 53.15 0.16
Puerto Ricob       61.44 59.87 0.46
Rhode Island 60.95 61.84 0.52 57.50 60.30 0.55
South Carolina 61.87 60.39 0.37 59.52 57.45 0.37
South Dakota 46.95 50.35 0.89 46.54 50.35 0.93
Tennessee 53.24 51.15 0.25 51.39 49.07 0.25
Texas 48.11 45.70 0.16 46.35 43.52 0.16
Utah 57.95 60.07 0.50 58.09 59.50 0.51
Vermont 53.12 55.95 0.83 52.04 55.09 0.86
Virgin Islandsb       55.00 62.42 7.87
Virginia 55.09 55.22 0.28 53.99 53.98 0.28
Washington 55.76 58.07 0.36 53.09 55.90 0.36
West Virginia 47.58 49.17 0.49 45.82 47.05 0.49
Wisconsin 51.35 54.94 0.40 52.03 55.71 0.40
Wyoming 48.20 55.50 1.32 44.48 51.17 1.38
             

a Consumer language for this measure is: Percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. The CMS report results of testing this language is available at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/OASIS/

bData not available for year 2003.

c 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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