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Table 1.120: Percent of improvement in urinary incontinencea 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 47.37   0.06 47.14   0.06
             
Alabama 42.57 45.50 0.38 40.77 44.15 0.38
Alaska 32.75 39.47 1.87 35.00 41.48 2.02
Arizona 55.43 55.15 0.56 57.66 57.08 0.59
Arkansas 38.00 36.33 0.53 39.54 38.32 0.54
California 47.39 49.90 0.19 47.50 50.27 0.20
Colorado 49.14 46.36 0.55 48.65 46.23 0.60
Connecticut 53.73 50.56 0.50 54.17 50.80 0.55
Delaware 55.31 53.59 1.14 58.07 55.35 1.05
District of Columbia 57.74 58.16 1.79 51.75 52.46 1.60
Florida 49.26 49.40 0.19 49.57 49.54 0.20
Georgia 47.23 49.30 0.38 46.20 48.79 0.40
Hawaii 43.49 50.19 1.25 46.15 52.71 1.29
Idaho 34.33 33.25 0.83 38.54 37.25 0.89
Illinois 50.39 48.56 0.27 50.92 48.77 0.29
Indiana 45.96 44.43 0.45 46.42 44.94 0.47
Iowa 41.21 35.74 0.63 40.88 35.23 0.64
Kansas 39.32 37.57 0.68 35.51 33.27 0.68
Kentucky 41.46 42.58 0.42 41.65 42.25 0.44
Louisiana 38.90 41.46 0.39 37.64 40.33 0.41
Maine 48.85 46.44 0.76 50.14 47.83 0.78
Maryland 51.46 50.77 0.47 51.72 50.86 0.49
Massachusetts 53.81 49.75 0.34 55.17 50.80 0.38
Michigan 54.21 52.65 0.27 52.16 50.39 0.28
Minnesota 46.51 43.17 0.58 47.47 43.91 0.62
Mississippi 42.37 44.58 0.46 42.79 45.14 0.48
Missouri 50.86 47.49 0.37 50.13 47.37 0.38
Montana 33.17 33.18 1.00 35.31 35.20 1.05
Nebraska 47.63 43.22 0.81 45.71 40.61 0.84
Nevada 51.80 51.86 0.89 55.03 53.60 0.97
New Hampshire 48.38 44.51 0.88 50.18 45.86 0.91
New Jersey 58.72 56.63 0.37 59.96 57.51 0.39
New Mexico 51.88 52.08 0.86 52.48 53.18 0.87
New York 54.55 53.28 0.24 54.70 53.02 0.26
North Carolina 46.88 49.05 0.35 44.29 47.75 0.35
North Dakota 36.31 30.81 1.23 35.58 30.64 1.19
Ohio 50.48 48.54 0.29 49.65 47.47 0.30
Oklahoma 34.86 33.58 0.42 35.02 33.53 0.44
Oregon 44.50 49.78 0.50 44.17 49.71 0.50
Pennsylvania 52.68 51.38 0.23 52.13 50.61 0.24
Puerto Ricob       39.94 49.32 0.61
Rhode Island 60.96 56.19 0.72 61.90 57.35 0.80
South Carolina 47.49 50.10 0.53 46.66 49.18 0.55
South Dakota 39.82 38.02 1.19 38.55 34.38 1.25
Tennessee 42.80 43.84 0.34 42.74 43.99 0.34
Texas 36.15 37.32 0.20 36.08 37.47 0.21
Utah 48.93 48.02 0.69 48.72 47.64 0.72
Vermont 51.37 46.80 1.16 55.75 50.67 1.24
Virgin Islandsb       42.11 57.76 8.01
Virginia 44.54 47.01 0.36 43.03 45.54 0.37
Washington 44.30 46.89 0.42 44.31 46.49 0.44
West Virginia 39.94 43.36 0.63 39.84 42.94 0.66
Wisconsin 45.40 43.98 0.53 45.46 43.73 0.56
Wyoming 40.38 34.94 1.76 42.62 38.89 1.84
             

a Consumer language for this measure is: Percentage of patients who are having less of a problem with urinary incontinence or wetting themselves. The CMS report results of testing this language is available at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/OASIS/

b Data 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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