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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Figure 2.7a

Nursing home residents with moderate to severe pain among long-stay nursing home residents and short-stay nursing home residents, 2002.

Bar chart. Long stay residents: white, 8.1 percent, black, 6.4 percent, asian pacific islander, 4.2 percent, american indian/alaska native, 9.8 percent, hispanic, 6 percent.

Source: C M S Minimum Data Set, 2002. Reference population: Long-stay and short-stay nursing home residents.

Note: White, Black, asian pacific islander, and american indian/alaska native are non-Hispanic groups. Moderate to severe pain is defined as very bad pain at any time or moderate pain every day in the last week. For findings related to all nursing home measures, see Tables 2.9a and 2.9b. Available data do not support analyses stratified by S E S.

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