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Table 1.122
Percent of improvement in bathinga for home health episodes, by State, 2002 and 2004
  2004 2002
State Observed percent Risk adjusted percentb Standard error of observed percent Observed percent Risk adjusted percentb Standard error of observed percent
United States 60.7   0.03 56.8   0.04
Alabama 60.9 61.3 0.25 54.1 55.0 0.26
Alaska 52.5 60.3 1.28 45.5 54.6 1.40
Arizona 63.2 62.1 0.28 60.4 60.8 0.32
Arkansas 60.9 60.3 0.35 56.5 56.5 0.37
California 61.8 64.1 0.10 56.8 59.3 0.11
Colorado 58.0 60.2 0.31 54.9 59.1 0.35
Connecticut 60.0 59.8 0.26 58.3 55.7 0.28
Delaware 60.7 54.9 0.57 61.3 55.7 0.55
District of Columbia 60.3 58.3 0.90 59.6 57.6 0.82
Florida 61.4 62.7 0.10 59.2 60.0 0.11
Georgia 60.8 59.2 0.22 55.0 53.9 0.24
Hawaii 56.4 65.2 0.77 51.4 59.3 0.74
Idaho 55.9 59.2 0.55 55.7 59.4 0.60
Illinois 62.7 61.2 0.15 58.2 56.1 0.17
Indiana 60.9 58.3 0.26 56.4 53.8 0.28
Iowa 63.3 56.1 0.37 59.7 53.0 0.40
Kansas 61.0 59.8 0.39 54.2 54.8 0.46
Kentucky 57.3 54.4 0.26 53.3 50.4 0.28
Louisiana 57.9 61.1 0.28 54.9 57.7 0.29
Maine 59.9 57.2 0.42 57.8 54.8 0.44
Maryland 64.0 59.8 0.25 59.9 55.8 0.27
Massachusetts 59.3 58.4 0.18 54.8 53.5 0.19
Michigan 62.9 63.6 0.15 59.5 59.9 0.16
Minnesota 59.1 57.6 0.32 56.4 54.4 0.36
Mississippi 61.1 60.1 0.31 55.5 55.8 0.33
Missouri 65.8 60.5 0.20 60.8 56.9 0.22
Montana 54.8 60.0 0.69 49.4 54.6 0.70
Nebraska 63.0 61.2 0.47 57.8 56.2 0.51
Nevada 61.4 63.5 0.44 59.6 60.3 0.52
New Hampshire 60.4 58.4 0.49 59.3 57.8 0.53
New Jersey 62.5 61.0 0.18 60.9 58.6 0.19
New Mexico 64.9 67.0 0.48 61.7 65.1 0.49
New York 61.1 60.7 0.13 58.2 57.5 0.14
North Carolina 60.5 57.3 0.18 55.4 53.3 0.20
North Dakota 57.0 54.2 0.74 53.6 52.3 0.76
Ohio 60.2 56.9 0.16 56.8 53.1 0.17
Oklahoma 59.1 61.1 0.30 54.6 57.5 0.32
Oregon 54.6 61.3 0.31 51.4 58.5 0.32
Pennsylvania 60.7 58.6 0.12 56.0 53.8 0.14
Rhode Island 63.9 60.0 0.42 61.4 57.6 0.46
South Carolina 64.8 63.1 0.28 58.5 57.0 0.30
South Dakota 60.1 60.9 0.79 53.4 52.8 0.80
Tennessee 58.9 59.4 0.21 54.6 55.6 0.23
Texas 55.4 60.9 0.13 50.7 56.4 0.15
Utah 64.4 67.0 0.39 58.4 63.0 0.44
Vermont 62.9 60.3 0.63 61.4 57.0 0.72
Virginia 60.7 57.4 0.21 56.9 54.2 0.23
Washington 56.9 61.5 0.27 52.1 57.2 0.28
West Virginia 57.1 57.6 0.41 51.5 51.8 0.43
Wisconsin 58.6 55.1 0.31 54.8 51.7 0.33
Wyoming 60.8 60.2 1.04 54.8 55.8 1.14

a Consumer language used on the Home Health Compare Web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who get better at bathing.

b 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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