Alternative Risk-Adjustment Approaches to Assessing the Quality of Home Health Care: Final Report. TABLE 12: Summary of Agency-Level Analyses: Activities of Daily Living

07/01/2006

TABLE 12. Summary of Agency-Level Analyses: Activities of Daily Living
  Number (Percent of Agencies Compared Percentage Point Difference: Mean (SD) Percentage Point Difference at the 5th Percentile Percentage Point Difference at the 95th Percentile Spearman's Rank Correlation Number (Percent of Agencies Changing 2+ Deciles in Ranking
IMPROVEMENT IN BATHING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 56.3%
   Full Model: 56.5%

4,160
(79.4%)
0.178%
(1.84%)
-2.86 3.16 0.976 162
(3.89%)
IMPROVEMENT IN GROOMING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 61.2%
   Full Model: 61.3%

3,388
(64.6%)
0.098%
(2.11%)
-3.43 3.49 0.969 220
(6.49%)
IMPROVEMENT IN DRESSING UPPER BODY

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 61.0%
   Full Model: 61.1%

3,590
(68.5%)
0.083%
(2.28%)
-3.59 3.83 0.960 305
(8.50%)
IMPROVEMENT IN DRESSING LOWER BODY

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 60.7%
   Full Model: 60.9%

3,755
(71.6%)
0.157%
(2.42%)
-3.40 4.33 0.954 364
(9.69%)
IMPROVEMENT IN TOILETING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 60.2%
   Full Model: 60.2%

2,778
(53.0%)
0.053%
(2.32%)
-3.78 3.85 0.956 294
(10.6%)
IMPROVEMENT IN TRANSFERRING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 48.8%
   Full Model: 48.9%

3,738
(71.3%)
0.121%
(1.56%)
-2.30 2.82 0.989 34
(0.91%)
IMPROVEMENT IN EATING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 53.4%
   Full Model: 53.4%

2,565
(48.9%)
0.014%
(2.23%)
-3.54 3.83 0.978 82
(3.20%)
IMPROVEMENT IN AMBULATION

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 33.4%
   Full Model: 33.6%

4,134
(78.9%)
0.199%
(2.73%)
-4.45 4.40 0.925 715
(17.3%)
STABILIZATION IN BATHING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 91.5%
   Full Model: 91.3%

4,225
(80.6%)
0.173%
(0.867%)
-1.65 1.14 0.982 118
(2.79%)
STABILIZATION IN GROOMING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 93.8%
   Full Model: 93.7%

4,185
(79.8%)
0.116%
(0.944%)
-1.76 1.25 0.968 251
(6.00%)
STABILIZATION IN TRANSFERRING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 94.2%
   Full Model: 94.1%

4,280
(81.6%)
0.079%
(0.721%)
-1.32 1.01 0.977 171
(4.00%)
NOTE: The total number of agencies is 5,242. Agencies must have at least 20 home health episodes where individuals have the potential to improve or stabilize (respectively) to be included in the agency comparison of the risk-adjusted outcome.

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