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Table 1.104: Chronic care: Percent of high-risk residents who have pressure sores, by State, 2003a

  Number of nursing homes    
State Total With scoreb Percentb Standard error
United States 16,290 9,843 13.83 0.07
Alabama 228 181 11.65 0.49
Alaska 14 4 16.00 2.80
Arizona 135 81 12.32 0.75
Arkansas 240 124 13.02 0.66
California 1,332 743 14.38 0.30
Colorado 216 105 11.30 0.68
Connecticut 251 181 12.75 0.47
Delaware 42 25 14.20 0.93
District of Columbia 21 16 18.44 2.02
Florida 693 538 14.66 0.29
Georgia 362 280 15.15 0.42
Guam 1 0 DSU DSU
Hawaii 45 28 8.39 0.95
Idaho 80 38 8.05 0.72
Illinois 825 398 16.64 0.46
Indiana 519 323 14.21 0.38
Iowa 455 152 8.22 0.51
Kansas 374 104 13.42 0.77
Kentucky 296 206 14.64 0.49
Louisiana 313 222 18.90 0.56
Maine 120 78 10.53 0.61
Maryland 244 178 13.65 0.44
Massachusetts 478 352 13.28 0.34
Michigan 431 285 13.49 0.45
Minnesota 420 292 9.26 0.31
Mississippi 204 139 13.73 0.56
Missouri 535 190 13.29 0.55
Montana 101 27 9.67 1.10
Nebraska 228 82 9.16 0.61
Nevada 43 26 14.00 1.24
New Hampshire 81 54 12.35 0.94
New Jersey 356 247 19.18 0.46
New Mexico 82 42 12.52 1.04
New York 670 538 14.89 0.29
North Carolina 421 301 14.47 0.40
North Dakota 83 42 7.38 0.68
Ohio 991 648 13.87 0.29
Oklahoma 368 87 16.08 0.90
Oregon 140 50 11.80 0.96
Pennsylvania 734 576 14.47 0.28
Puerto Rico 6 0 DSU DSU
Rhode Island 95 50 15.54 0.92
South Carolina 178 131 13.44 0.53
South Dakota 113 49 13.78 0.96
Tennessee 337 255 13.20 0.44
Texas 1,144 584 12.69 0.29
Utah 88 26 10.96 1.50
Vermont 42 30 15.00 1.36
Virgin Islands 1 0 DSU DSU
Virginia 277 201 16.21 0.45
Washington 256 180 13.10 0.55
West Virginia 135 92 14.34 0.80
Wisconsin 407 247 11.02 0.38
Wyoming 39 15 11.87 1.87

aData reflect care for period 7/1/03 to 9/30/03.

b A facility had to have at least 30 residents in the denominator for a chronic care measure to be calculated. Therefore the number of facilities may vary for each measure reported in a state.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set (MDS) downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in April 2004.

 

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