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Table 1.126
Percent of improvement in toiletinga 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 63.3   0.05 59.3   0.06
Alabama 64.9 64.8 0.33 58.5 59.6 0.35
Alaska 56.4 65.6 1.78 48.4 58.8 2.05
Arizona 65.7 62.0 0.41 62.8 60.6 0.48
Arkansas 63.6 63.2 0.57 59.5 59.5 0.60
California 63.5 62.9 0.14 58.3 57.4 0.15
Colorado 67.3 64.1 0.53 62.3 62.7 0.67
Connecticut 60.1 65.2 0.52 57.9 59.3 0.58
Delaware 64.5 60.4 0.96 64.5 60.0 0.92
District of Columbia 62.0 58.0 1.39 63.0 59.0 1.28
Florida 62.4 61.7 0.16 60.2 59.5 0.18
Georgia 64.5 64.0 0.31 59.5 59.5 0.34
Hawaii 56.6 64.1 0.99 53.9 58.1 0.97
Idaho 57.9 60.9 0.90 57.9 59.9 1.02
Illinois 64.2 62.9 0.24 60.2 59.1 0.28
Indiana 64.6 65.2 0.44 60.7 61.0 0.48
Iowa 68.1 65.3 0.73 63.7 59.8 0.83
Kansas 67.4 66.9 0.68 60.1 59.9 0.80
Kentucky 62.4 62.8 0.42 60.1 59.7 0.45
Louisiana 61.0 59.7 0.41 55.8 56.0 0.43
Maine 61.0 66.1 0.83 55.9 60.8 0.92
Maryland 67.5 65.2 0.37 64.5 61.0 0.40
Massachusetts 61.5 64.2 0.37 57.6 58.5 0.42
Michigan 67.7 66.0 0.24 63.0 61.9 0.28
Minnesota 67.4 66.6 0.56 60.2 59.4 0.72
Mississippi 64.3 64.5 0.45 59.7 60.0 0.47
Missouri 70.0 66.2 0.35 65.1 62.4 0.39
Montana 59.4 65.4 1.19 54.6 58.5 1.26
Nebraska 66.8 67.2 0.98 62.1 61.2 1.08
Nevada 63.9 61.8 0.71 61.5 59.7 0.87
New Hampshire 60.1 64.2 1.08 56.6 59.7 1.15
New Jersey 63.8 63.5 0.30 62.0 60.9 0.32
New Mexico 66.1 66.4 0.71 62.9 63.4 0.74
New York 63.0 62.8 0.22 60.3 59.0 0.24
North Carolina 64.1 63.4 0.28 58.8 59.4 0.30
North Dakota 61.2 61.9 1.70 61.3 62.4 1.72
Ohio 64.6 63.7 0.28 60.4 59.2 0.30
Oklahoma 64.6 62.0 0.48 59.8 57.6 0.52
Oregon 55.2 65.0 0.45 53.2 61.9 0.47
Pennsylvania 63.6 64.9 0.21 57.9 58.6 0.24
Rhode Island 68.2 67.6 0.83 60.3 63.0 0.98
South Carolina 68.1 66.5 0.38 61.7 60.0 0.42
South Dakota 68.7 70.8 1.44 61.6 61.0 1.62
Tennessee 64.8 65.2 0.31 60.6 61.8 0.34
Texas 58.7 58.6 0.19 55.0 55.6 0.22
Utah 68.3 63.8 0.61 62.8 60.1 0.68
Vermont 66.2 68.8 1.22 60.5 60.0 1.52
Virginia 63.4 63.7 0.31 60.2 60.7 0.33
Washington 57.3 64.6 0.41 54.1 60.7 0.44
West Virginia 59.2 63.8 0.56 54.3 58.9 0.60
Wisconsin 58.9 63.7 0.57 56.2 59.7 0.63
Wyoming 68.7 64.8 1.90 67.2 64.2 2.03

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

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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