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Table 1.124
Percent of improvement in transferringa 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 51.2   0.04 48.5   0.04
Alabama 50.7 52.6 0.27 45.9 49.1 0.28
Alaska 46.0 50.6 1.43 41.5 46.4 1.67
Arizona 55.2 51.7 0.32 51.7 49.4 0.37
Arkansas 48.2 48.7 0.40 46.9 47.6 0.43
California 51.1 50.9 0.12 47.3 47.0 0.13
Colorado 50.6 48.1 0.35 49.6 48.4 0.42
Connecticut 45.1 46.4 0.31 47.5 46.0 0.35
Delaware 55.1 51.2 0.66 52.3 48.7 0.65
District of Columbia 51.3 47.9 1.02 53.9 50.4 0.97
Florida 51.5 51.3 0.12 50.7 50.1 0.13
Georgia 53.9 54.2 0.25 50.5 51.7 0.27
Hawaii 46.8 52.6 0.84 44.8 48.0 0.82
Idaho 49.4 49.1 0.62 49.0 49.2 0.70
Illinois 52.8 51.5 0.18 49.5 48.5 0.19
Indiana 52.7 53.5 0.31 48.5 49.4 0.33
Iowa 49.4 47.1 0.45 44.3 42.1 0.48
Kansas 50.7 50.0 0.46 46.1 46.6 0.54
Kentucky 48.1 49.6 0.30 47.9 49.2 0.32
Louisiana 43.3 44.7 0.30 41.7 43.6 0.32
Maine 51.3 53.0 0.52 48.7 49.7 0.57
Maryland 55.3 55.1 0.29 53.4 52.7 0.32
Massachusetts 48.4 47.8 0.21 45.5 43.7 0.24
Michigan 54.8 53.8 0.17 51.3 50.0 0.19
Minnesota 48.2 45.2 0.37 45.4 43.5 0.44
Mississippi 48.8 50.9 0.34 45.5 47.9 0.36
Missouri 56.2 53.6 0.24 51.7 49.9 0.26
Montana 46.6 48.4 0.77 38.6 40.1 0.77
Nebraska 55.4 53.5 0.57 44.6 42.7 0.62
Nevada 52.9 50.4 0.50 52.6 49.2 0.61
New Hampshire 49.9 49.6 0.60 47.3 47.1 0.66
New Jersey 55.1 55.0 0.21 54.9 53.7 0.23
New Mexico 54.4 54.2 0.56 51.5 51.1 0.59
New York 51.8 51.6 0.15 50.6 49.8 0.17
North Carolina 55.6 55.2 0.21 49.9 51.0 0.23
North Dakota 43.0 40.3 0.84 41.5 39.1 0.89
Ohio 53.2 52.7 0.19 50.5 49.7 0.21
Oklahoma 45.9 46.2 0.33 44.2 45.2 0.37
Oregon 49.2 52.9 0.35 45.0 48.4 0.37
Pennsylvania 52.1 52.2 0.14 47.9 47.9 0.16
Rhode Island 45.8 44.5 0.49 47.3 46.4 0.56
South Carolina 58.4 57.5 0.31 53.2 52.4 0.34
South Dakota 52.2 53.3 0.94 44.2 43.5 0.97
Tennessee 50.6 52.6 0.24 47.0 49.6 0.25
Texas 44.2 45.6 0.14 41.7 43.5 0.16
Utah 59.3 56.9 0.43 52.1 51.1 0.48
Vermont 48.3 48.1 0.75 51.1 48.3 0.89
Virginia 50.6 51.3 0.24 49.4 50.1 0.26
Washington 48.9 50.5 0.30 46.0 47.9 0.32
West Virginia 50.2 54.5 0.45 45.4 49.2 0.48
Wisconsin 48.8 48.9 0.36 47.3 46.8 0.39
Wyoming 58.2 54.9 1.31 50.4 48.4 1.42

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

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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