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Table 1.98: Chronic care: Percent of residents who have moderate to severe paina, by State, 2002 and 2003

  2003b 2002b
  Number of nursing homes     Number of nursing homes    
State Total With scorec Percentc Standard error Total With scorec Percentc Standard error
                 
United States 16,290 13,612 6.73 0.05 16,559 13,801 10.66 0.07
                 
Alabama 228 215 5.74 0.34 230 213 10.27 0.51
Alaska 14 5 9.40 1.86 15 6 17.83 3.33
Arizona 135 116 8.93 0.62 137 114 14.76 1.02
Arkansas 240 204 5.60 0.39 251 206 9.81 0.54
California 1,332 1,016 6.18 0.20 1,349 1,021 9.70 0.28
Colorado 216 177 8.73 0.56 223 175 14.22 0.74
Connecticut 251 233 4.52 0.22 254 240 8.51 0.36
Delaware 42 35 6.17 0.88 42 39 10.67 1.34
District of Columbia 21 18 2.61 0.74 21 18 7.56 1.37
Florida 693 625 6.86 0.22 713 624 10.38 0.28
Georgia 362 339 8.90 0.40 362 343 11.38 0.47
Guam 1 0 DSU DSU 1 0 DSU DSU
Hawaii 45 33 4.09 0.81 45 32 9.00 1.82
Idaho 80 55 10.22 1.00 83 53 18.43 1.58
Illinois 825 675 6.17 0.24 854 687 9.29 0.34
Indiana 519 436 6.49 0.30 548 444 10.94 0.43
Iowa 455 380 7.76 0.38 464 399 12.05 0.51
Kansas 374 299 8.67 0.42 377 294 14.32 0.59
Kentucky 296 246 6.87 0.38 301 240 10.23 0.47
Louisiana 313 280 7.50 0.34 321 280 8.77 0.38
Maine 120 85 5.12 0.57 121 94 9.01 0.83
Maryland 244 201 3.37 0.24 246 202 5.93 0.37
Massachusetts 478 409 4.71 0.19 502 423 8.86 0.29
Michigan 431 392 6.37 0.27 435 397 11.48 0.42
Minnesota 420 385 8.13 0.36 426 394 11.63 0.46
Mississippi 204 180 4.94 0.32 204 176 7.56 0.58
Missouri 535 419 7.36 0.35 542 433 11.86 0.44
Montana 101 61 8.59 0.85 103 62 15.31 1.17
Nebraska 228 183 8.52 0.53 229 187 16.30 0.91
Nevada 43 34 7.97 0.90 43 34 16.47 1.80
New Hampshire 81 72 5.25 0.40 83 72 9.31 0.74
New Jersey 356 300 4.54 0.22 359 306 7.07 0.29
New Mexico 82 60 8.35 0.80 82 64 12.94 1.27
New York 670 612 4.47 0.16 670 624 8.49 0.25
North Carolina 421 366 6.62 0.32 414 353 10.27 0.44
North Dakota 83 71 7.01 0.63 85 73 12.62 1.00
Ohio 991 832 9.06 0.25 996 840 12.03 0.30
Oklahoma 368 260 8.28 0.45 373 283 12.25 0.57
Oregon 140 104 8.04 0.59 144 115 12.17 0.79
Pennsylvania 734 624 5.35 0.18 759 635 8.68 0.26
Puerto Rico 6 0 DSU DSU 7 0 DSU DSU
Rhode Island 95 79 4.09 0.35 97 84 7.00 0.55
South Carolina 178 147 5.79 0.42 177 143 10.98 0.70
South Dakota 113 103 9.43 0.72 112 102 14.37 1.08
Tennessee 337 295 8.25 0.46 343 293 12.35 0.48
Texas 1,144 900 6.23 0.20 1,144 911 9.25 0.25
Utah 88 62 10.94 1.20 91 64 29.27 1.82
Vermont 42 35 6.71 0.81 44 34 14.47 1.50
Virgin Islands 1 0 DSU DSU 1 0 DSU DSU
Virginia 277 237 6.89 0.40 282 239 10.80 0.50
Washington 256 214 9.08 0.48 268 224 13.48 0.60
West Virginia 135 109 7.05 0.71 141 111 11.31 0.78
Wisconsin 407 365 5.96 0.27 406 372 10.77 0.43
Wyoming 39 29 12.28 1.67 39 29 18.48 2.18
                 

a Pain during a 7 day period that was excruciating at any time or moderate, among residents experiencing daily pain.

bThe 2003 data reflect care for period 7/1/03 to 9/30/03; 2002 data reflect care for period 4/1/02 to 6/30/02.

c 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. The 2003 data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in April 2004. The 2002 data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp in November 2002.

 

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