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Table 1.110: Post acute care: Percent of short-stay residents with pressure sores, by State, 2003a

  Number of nursing homes    
State Total With scoreb Percentb Standard error
United States 16,290 8,712 20.14 0.10
Alabama 228 165 18.70 0.67
Alaska 14 2 30.00 7.00
Arizona 135 89 20.99 1.04
Arkansas 240 86 18.94 1.03
California 1,332 653 25.67 0.47
Colorado 216 88 14.76 0.68
Connecticut 251 189 19.13 0.61
Delaware 42 25 22.84 1.99
District of Columbia 21 10 30.20 4.25
Florida 693 568 20.16 0.39
Georgia 362 172 19.46 0.74
Guam 1 1 22.00 DSU
Hawaii 45 22 11.82 1.36
Idaho 80 46 16.04 1.15
Illinois 825 401 21.31 0.51
Indiana 519 273 18.08 0.50
Iowa 455 56 16.13 1.19
Kansas 374 72 17.72 1.12
Kentucky 296 174 18.47 0.65
Louisiana 313 130 20.77 0.92
Maine 120 65 16.06 1.00
Maryland 244 160 20.74 0.75
Massachusetts 478 316 19.71 0.51
Michigan 431 302 20.11 0.53
Minnesota 420 201 13.62 0.54
Mississippi 204 77 16.75 0.95
Missouri 535 201 17.27 0.62
Montana 101 24 18.75 2.18
Nebraska 228 46 16.72 1.15
Nevada 43 26 19.50 1.39
New Hampshire 81 46 21.26 1.24
New Jersey 356 278 25.25 0.60
New Mexico 82 36 19.06 1.32
New York 670 514 23.63 0.39
North Carolina 421 306 19.87 0.51
North Dakota 83 17 15.29 1.50
Ohio 991 561 20.12 0.43
Oklahoma 368 81 20.91 1.01
Oregon 140 67 15.75 0.97
Pennsylvania 734 512 21.45 0.38
Puerto Rico 6 3 32.33 9.91
Rhode Island 95 40 24.08 1.52
South Carolina 178 113 21.80 0.84
South Dakota 113 23 16.74 1.78
Tennessee 337 226 19.92 0.68
Texas 1,144 516 17.76 0.37
Utah 88 47 15.98 1.30
Vermont 42 23 24.13 2.29
Virgin Islands 1 0 DSU DSU
Virginia 277 198 19.36 0.53
Washington 256 153 18.56 0.66
West Virginia 135 66 20.82 1.06
Wisconsin 407 232 15.63 0.51
Wyoming 39 14 15.07 2.52

aData reflect care for period 4/1/03 to 9/30/03.

b A facility had to have at least 20 residents in the denominator for a post acute 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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