Alternative Risk-Adjustment Approaches to Assessing the Quality of Home Health Care: Final Report. TABLE 13: Summary of Agency-Level Analyses: Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

07/01/2006

TABLE 13. Summary of Agency-Level Analyses: Instrumental 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 HOUSEKEEPING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 44.0%
   Full Model: 44.0%

4,267
(81.4%)
0.057%
(2.47%)
-4.00 3.95 0.957 380
(8.91%)
IMPROVEMENT IN LAUNDRY

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 37.5%
   Full Model: 37.5%

4,248
(81.0%)
5.00%
(2.04%)
-3.39 3.27 0.965 297
(6.99%)
IMPROVEMENT IN SHOPPING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 47.4%
   Full Model: 47.4%

4,276
(81.6%)
0.027%
(2.06%)
-3.30 3.48 0.974 214
(5.00%)
IMPROVEMENT IN LIGHT MEAL PREP

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 52.2%
   Full Model: 52.1%

3,874
(73.9%)
0.103%
(2.57%)
-4.02 4.15 0.960 310
(8.00%)
IMPROVEMENT IN TELEPHONE USE

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 46.1%
   Full Model: 46.1%

2,332
(44.5%)
0.030%
(2.20%)
-3.58 3.71 0.98 84
(3.60%)
IMPROVEMENT IN MEDICATION MGMT.

Risk-Adjusted Percent Improving Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 33.7%    Full Model: 33.9%

3,574
(68.2%)
0.130%
(2.34%)
-3.87 3.66 0.962 289
(8.10%)
STABILIZATION IN HOUSEKEEPING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 83.5%
   Full Model: 83.4%

3,089
(58.9%)
0.137%
(1.44%)
-2.53 2.08 0.981 74
(2.40%)
STABILIZATION IN LAUNDRY

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 84.0%
   Full Model: 83.8%

2,191
(41.8%)
0.223%
(1.60%)
-2.85 2.17 0.976 85
(3.90%)
STABILIZATION IN SHOPPING

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 90.1%
   Full Model: 90.0%

3,648
(69.6%)
0.132%
(1.11%)
-1.97 1.55 0.981 117
(3.20%)
STABILIZATION IN LIGHT MEAL PREPARATION

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 90.8%
   Full Model: 90.6%

3,682
(70.2%)
0.164%
(1.49%)
-2.65 1.89 0.959 284
(7.70%)
STABILIZATION IN TELEPHONE USE

Risk-Adjusted Percent Stabilizing Among Those Who Could:
   U of CO: 93.0%
   Full Model: 93.0%

4,212
(80.4%)
0.059%
(1.02%)
-1.79 1.42 0.970 249
(5.90%)
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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