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Table 1.125b
Percent of home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by State, 2005
State Number of providers Percent Standard error
United States 6,049 37.8 0.1
Alabama 137 40.6 0.8
Alaska 10 37.9 2.3
Arizona 66 37.9 1.0
Arkansas 111 36.3 1.0
California 514 39.1 0.5
Colorado 96 34.5 0.9
Connecticut 73 34.3 1.1
Delaware 14 32.0 2.3
District of Columbia 12 43.3 5.1
Florida 497 39.2 0.5
Georgia 90 39.5 0.9
Hawaii 14 35.1 2.0
Idaho 45 34.0 1.5
Illinois 279 42.1 0.7
Indiana 124 36.5 0.8
Iowa 108 34.5 1.1
Kansas 84 33.7 1.0
Kentucky 96 35.7 0.8
Louisiana 158 38.7 0.9
Maine 26 35.4 1.6
Maryland 44 39.1 1.2
Massachusetts 95 36.5 1.0
Michigan 244 41.2 0.7
Minnesota 110 30.5 0.9
Mississippi 49 41.4 1.4
Missouri 134 33.5 0.8
Montana 29 31.7 1.6
Nebraska 42 32.8 1.6
Nevada 46 42.1 1.7
New Hampshire 29 39.8 1.4
New Jersey 48 39.2 1.1
New Mexico 53 44.3 1.5
New York 152 37.0 0.7
North Carolina 157 33.3 0.6
North Dakota 23 32.4 2.3
Ohio 261 33.7 0.6
Oklahoma 151 36.8 0.9
Oregon 57 34.4 1.1
Pennsylvania 223 39.5 0.8
Rhode Island 20 33.6 2.2
South Carolina 61 38.8 0.9
South Dakota 22 40.4 1.9
Tennessee 126 39.1 0.8
Texas 866 38.8 0.5
Utah 43 41.5 1.8
Vermont 11 41.2 2.3
Virginia 142 38.4 0.7
Washington 56 37.4 0.9
West Virginia 55 34.3 1.2
Wisconsin 83 31.8 1.0
Wyoming 15 34.9 2.4

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set. Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp on March 31, 2006.

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