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Table 1.106: Chronic care: Percent of low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, by State, 2003a

  Number of nursing homes    
State Total With scoreb Percentb Standard error
United States 16,290 11,710 46.35 0.14
Alabama 228 194 43.90 0.93
Alaska 14 3 51.00 2.08
Arizona 135 104 47.78 1.10
Arkansas 240 170 39.48 0.89
California 1,332 794 55.43 0.63
Colorado 216 147 40.91 1.08
Connecticut 251 220 42.51 0.87
Delaware 42 32 49.38 2.09
District of Columbia 21 15 51.93 2.76
Florida 693 571 47.00 0.51
Georgia 362 309 47.29 0.69
Guam 1 0 DSU DSU
Hawaii 45 26 64.12 1.75
Idaho 80 41 50.54 1.87
Illinois 825 629 38.42 0.65
Indiana 519 387 43.64 0.58
Iowa 455 310 38.67 0.73
Kansas 374 213 38.53 1.09
Kentucky 296 202 47.69 0.92
Louisiana 313 263 35.65 0.74
Maine 120 44 62.39 1.65
Maryland 244 177 53.23 0.87
Massachusetts 478 376 55.59 0.59
Michigan 431 353 48.26 0.68
Minnesota 420 333 47.25 0.69
Mississippi 204 164 43.69 0.96
Missouri 535 357 36.17 0.71
Montana 101 49 41.76 1.64
Nebraska 228 123 42.71 1.28
Nevada 43 30 53.20 1.93
New Hampshire 81 66 46.18 1.14
New Jersey 356 286 43.83 0.69
New Mexico 82 54 40.54 1.78
New York 670 584 50.24 0.53
North Carolina 421 308 50.15 0.72
North Dakota 83 58 43.10 1.82
Ohio 991 714 42.64 0.48
Oklahoma 368 201 34.64 0.89
Oregon 140 65 55.35 1.66
Pennsylvania 734 549 58.37 0.49
Puerto Rico 6 0 DSU DSU
Rhode Island 95 73 41.00 1.55
South Carolina 178 127 58.05 1.17
South Dakota 113 82 45.96 1.13
Tennessee 337 262 46.87 0.78
Texas 1144 736 43.22 0.45
Utah 88 49 43.86 2.15
Vermont 42 27 55.44 2.06
Virgin Islands 1 0 DSU DSU
Virginia 277 205 55.42 0.77
Washington 256 179 55.54 0.92
West Virginia 135 95 45.52 1.09
Wisconsin 407 333 42.21 0.70
Wyoming 39 21 36.67 3.10

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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