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Table 1.105: Chronic care: Percent of low-risk residents who have pressure sores, by State, 2003a

  Number of nursing homes    
State Total With scoreb Percentb Standard error
United States 16,290 7,858 2.77 0.03
Alabama 228 158 1.88 0.21
Alaska 14 1 7.00 DSU
Arizona 135 81 2.83 0.32
Arkansas 240 132 2.23 0.24
California 1,332 385 2.52 0.16
Colorado 216 122 2.10 0.24
Connecticut 251 173 2.32 0.19
Delaware 42 25 2.48 0.54
District of Columbia 21 12 2.75 0.63
Florida 693 426 3.39 0.18
Georgia 362 246 2.52 0.16
Guam 1 0 DSU DSU
Hawaii 45 12 1.92 0.83
Idaho 80 14 3.21 1.01
Illinois 825 539 2.75 0.13
Indiana 519 246 2.79 0.19
Iowa 455 178 2.32 0.21
Kansas 374 118 2.68 0.27
Kentucky 296 102 3.22 0.27
Louisiana 313 240 2.60 0.18
Maine 120 2 3.00 0.00
Maryland 244 126 2.91 0.28
Massachusetts 478 284 2.49 0.17
Michigan 431 257 2.49 0.17
Minnesota 420 154 2.44 0.21
Mississippi 204 102 1.73 0.23
Missouri 535 273 2.63 0.16
Montana 101 35 2.37 0.52
Nebraska 228 59 3.00 0.49
Nevada 43 23 2.09 0.58
New Hampshire 81 46 3.33 0.41
New Jersey 356 231 3.22 0.17
New Mexico 82 42 2.38 0.39
New York 670 478 2.87 0.13
North Carolina 421 209 3.46 0.23
North Dakota 83 31 2.23 0.36
Ohio 991 417 2.90 0.15
Oklahoma 368 147 3.80 0.30
Oregon 140 18 2.22 0.60
Pennsylvania 734 264 3.21 0.18
Puerto Rico 6 0 DSU DSU
Rhode Island 95 60 3.48 0.37
South Carolina 178 77 3.49 0.34
South Dakota 113 30 3.03 0.60
Tennessee 337 198 2.45 0.21
Texas 1,144 538 2.26 0.11
Utah 88 31 3.90 0.53
Vermont 42 16 3.25 0.74
Virgin Islands 1 0 DSU DSU
Virginia 277 132 3.48 0.28
Washington 256 74 4.36 0.45
West Virginia 135 44 3.02 0.49
Wisconsin 407 233 2.93 0.20
Wyoming 39 17 2.82 0.92

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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