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Table 1.121: Percent of improvement in confusion frequencya 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 41.11   0.05 39.89   0.05
             
Alabama 39.02 39.09 0.33 37.27 37.64 0.33
Alaska 31.50 33.84 1.70 27.78 31.83 1.67
Arizona 44.38 43.50 0.48 44.91 44.59 0.53
Arkansas 36.85 34.27 0.51 35.37 33.68 0.49
California 40.10 43.28 0.16 38.95 41.86 0.17
Colorado 39.17 38.04 0.46 38.11 37.30 0.49
Connecticut 41.05 41.28 0.40 40.46 39.46 0.42
Delaware 46.57 43.82 1.02 47.13 44.20 0.95
District of Columbia 49.25 42.20 1.49 44.83 39.16 1.32
Florida 42.53 43.75 0.17 41.94 42.97 0.18
Georgia 42.60 42.15 0.34 41.57 41.31 0.34
Hawaii 35.26 38.57 1.05 38.86 41.16 1.07
Idaho 32.57 32.45 0.75 32.45 32.80 0.77
Illinois 43.97 43.45 0.25 42.75 41.99 0.26
Indiana 40.05 38.00 0.40 39.75 37.68 0.41
Iowa 34.92 32.04 0.56 32.22 29.65 0.55
Kansas 33.28 31.28 0.57 30.56 29.14 0.58
Kentucky 40.12 38.67 0.38 37.44 36.09 0.39
Louisiana 34.04 34.59 0.34 31.93 32.47 0.34
Maine 38.68 36.88 0.61 37.20 35.84 0.62
Maryland 43.95 42.24 0.47 42.51 41.26 0.48
Massachusetts 41.52 39.54 0.27 41.86 39.42 0.29
Michigan 44.98 44.13 0.23 42.58 41.79 0.24
Minnesota 38.82 38.51 0.52 38.31 37.55 0.54
Mississippi 40.14 40.54 0.42 38.57 39.28 0.43
Missouri 46.10 43.83 0.35 43.46 41.45 0.35
Montana 30.66 30.35 0.87 30.49 31.37 0.90
Nebraska 40.60 37.63 0.74 36.34 34.00 0.76
Nevada 44.43 43.27 0.75 42.40 41.13 0.79
New Hampshire 41.48 39.75 0.77 40.51 38.38 0.78
New Jersey 49.83 48.12 0.32 49.83 47.91 0.34
New Mexico 42.12 41.43 0.74 39.51 38.98 0.70
New York 46.47 46.33 0.22 46.51 45.87 0.23
North Carolina 42.06 41.21 0.30 40.20 40.22 0.30
North Dakota 30.46 29.86 1.07 30.28 29.43 1.07
Ohio 44.48 41.98 0.26 43.23 40.86 0.27
Oklahoma 33.01 32.29 0.39 31.78 30.92 0.39
Oregon 36.82 41.76 0.43 35.65 40.65 0.42
Pennsylvania 43.57 43.29 0.20 42.16 42.01 0.20
Puerto Ricob       37.51 41.18 0.50
Rhode Island 50.02 47.96 0.69 48.13 46.88 0.74
South Carolina 44.25 43.03 0.46 43.12 41.86 0.47
South Dakota 29.75 31.13 0.87 30.46 30.07 1.05
Tennessee 39.65 39.07 0.30 38.64 38.27 0.30
Texas 33.93 34.72 0.18 32.15 33.11 0.19
Utah 42.20 41.93 0.60 39.98 40.01 0.60
Vermont 42.49 40.90 1.02 37.80 36.05 1.06
Virgin Islandsb       33.33 42.00 6.80
Virginia 39.72 39.81 0.33 38.89 39.31 0.33
Washington 37.29 39.64 0.38 35.56 38.21 0.38
West Virginia 34.83 35.45 0.59 33.14 33.36 0.59
Wisconsin 40.03 40.06 0.48 39.06 38.96 0.49
Wyoming 34.39 31.60 1.52 32.93 31.57 1.55
             

a Consumer language used on the Home Health Compare Web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who are confused less often.

bData not available for year 2003.

cOnly 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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