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Table 1.122: Percent of acute care hospitalizationa 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 27.87   0.02 27.77   0.02
             
Alabama 33.08 29.25 0.18 32.52 27.79 0.19
Alaska 26.41 20.60 1.00 28.22 23.71 1.00
Arizona 20.12 22.73 0.20 20.33 22.76 0.22
Arkansas 35.03 31.67 0.26 34.64 30.90 0.26
California 21.56 22.44 0.07 21.28 22.53 0.08
Colorado 21.85 22.76 0.22 21.84 22.65 0.24
Connecticut 30.07 32.97 0.19 29.54 33.70 0.19
Delaware 27.95 28.65 0.42 27.63 29.90 0.39
District of Columbia 27.04 30.34 0.63 25.38 27.20 0.57
Florida 20.87 23.56 0.07 20.79 23.17 0.08
Georgia 29.64 28.56 0.17 29.96 28.20 0.17
Hawaii 25.34 25.04 0.54 25.57 26.43 0.52
Idaho 23.61 26.02 0.40 23.75 26.06 0.41
Illinois 27.72 27.65 0.12 27.90 27.84 0.12
Indiana 29.67 27.84 0.20 30.46 28.09 0.20
Iowa 32.19 31.32 0.28 31.82 30.35 0.28
Kansas 28.95 27.85 0.31 28.49 27.56 0.32
Kentucky 37.03 31.49 0.19 38.06 32.89 0.19
Louisiana 44.87 36.94 0.19 43.84 35.33 0.19
Maine 29.32 30.86 0.30 28.90 30.95 0.31
Maryland 22.54 24.55 0.18 23.98 25.64 0.19
Massachusetts 29.47 32.42 0.13 28.51 32.37 0.13
Michigan 25.73 26.84 0.11 25.61 27.08 0.11
Minnesota 27.51 28.58 0.24 28.11 29.54 0.25
Mississippi 39.27 35.21 0.23 39.21 34.81 0.23
Missouri 26.97 26.40 0.16 26.81 25.84 0.16
Montana 22.49 22.49 0.48 24.22 23.47 0.49
Nebraska 25.05 24.66 0.35 25.01 25.26 0.35
Nevada 24.70 24.14 0.33 25.15 24.31 0.36
New Hampshire 28.56 31.18 0.36 28.27 30.53 0.36
New Jersey 27.15 28.15 0.14 27.59 28.68 0.14
New Mexico 23.48 24.41 0.35 22.27 22.66 0.34
New York 29.94 30.09 0.10 30.42 31.01 0.10
North Carolina 27.87 29.69 0.14 28.49 29.63 0.14
North Dakota 23.82 21.52 0.53 24.57 22.15 0.52
Ohio 29.39 30.05 0.12 29.12 29.77 0.12
Oklahoma 36.10 32.67 0.22 35.08 31.41 0.23
Oregon 20.88 21.95 0.22 20.43 21.53 0.22
Pennsylvania 26.53 27.29 0.09 26.1 27.19 0.09
Puerto Ricob       31.54 27.36 0.27
Rhode Island 24.37 26.36 0.30 24.33 25.64 0.31
South Carolina 29.38 30.61 0.21 29.00 30.43 0.22
South Dakota 23.33 20.04 0.55 22.96 21.68 0.55
Tennessee 34.41 30.93 0.16 33.70 30.07 0.16
Texas 33.62 31.66 0.10 32.05 29.71 0.10
Utah 18.83 21.89 0.29 19.36 21.92 0.30
Vermont 30.80 32.65 0.47 32.58 34.76 0.49
Virgin Islandsb       40.74 39.20 3.57
Virginia 27.57 26.31 0.16 27.86 25.95 0.17
Washington 21.23 22.59 0.19 21.05 23.02 0.19
West Virginia 35.43 28.26 0.30 36.16 28.34 0.31
Wisconsin 26.66 26.67 0.22 27.11 27.35 0.22
Wyoming 24.90 26.78 0.74 27.08 28.20 0.78
             

aConsumer language used on the CMS Home Health Compare Web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital.

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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