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Table 1.112
Chronic care: Percent of high-risk residents who have pressure sores, by State, 2003 and 2004a
  2004 2003
  Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error
State Total With scoreb Total With scoreb
                 
United States 16,119 10,165 13.4 0.07 16,290 9,843 13.8 0.07
                 
Alabama 229 191 11.7 0.47 228 181 11.7 0.49
Alaska 14 4 13.3 1.70 14 4 16.0 2.80
Arizona 133 86 11.0 0.72 135 81 12.3 0.75
Arkansas 237 133 12.7 0.64 240 124 13.0 0.66
California 1,309 787 13.6 0.28 1,332 743 14.4 0.30
Colorado 215 111 9.7 0.55 216 105 11.3 0.68
Connecticut 247 192 13.2 0.47 251 181 12.8 0.47
Delaware 42 29 14.6 1.26 42 25 14.2 0.93
District of Columbia 20 15 19.3 1.73 21 16 18.4 2.02
Florida 691 543 14.2 0.31 693 538 14.7 0.29
Georgia 362 287 15.1 0.44 362 280 15.2 0.42
Hawaii 45 29 9.0 0.98 45 28 8.4 0.95
Idaho 80 41 8.3 0.79 80 38 8.1 0.72
Illinois 815 407 16.4 0.44 825 398 16.6 0.46
Indiana 509 332 14.4 0.41 519 323 14.2 0.38
Iowa 457 172 8.9 0.47 455 152 8.2 0.51
Kansas 367 118 12.2 0.66 374 104 13.4 0.77
Kentucky 295 216 13.7 0.51 296 206 14.6 0.49
Louisiana 307 223 18.1 0.51 313 222 18.9 0.56
Maine 116 78 10.5 0.71 120 78 10.5 0.61
Maryland 241 183 14.1 0.49 244 178 13.7 0.44
Massachusetts 467 361 13.3 0.34 478 352 13.3 0.34
Michigan 429 292 12.7 0.42 431 285 13.5 0.45
Minnesota 415 280 9.0 0.34 420 292 9.3 0.31
Mississippi 205 140 12.2 0.53 204 139 13.7 0.56
Missouri 521 197 13.5 0.52 535 190 13.3 0.55
Montana 101 26 7.8 1.20 101 27 9.7 1.10
Nebraska 227 77 8.1 0.57 228 82 9.2 0.61
Nevada 43 28 13.2 1.13 43 26 14.0 1.24
New Hampshire 82 55 11.1 0.79 81 54 12.4 0.94
New Jersey 358 264 18.4 0.48 356 247 19.2 0.46
New Mexico 80 43 11.5 0.82 82 42 12.5 1.04
New York 661 567 14.5 0.29 670 538 14.9 0.29
North Carolina 422 323 14.0 0.38 421 301 14.5 0.40
North Dakota 83 45 7.6 0.80 83 42 7.4 0.68
Ohio 979 657 13.3 0.27 991 648 13.9 0.29
Oklahoma 364 103 16.4 0.94 368 87 16.1 0.90
Oregon 138 53 10.7 0.85 140 50 11.8 0.96
Pennsylvania 723 584 13.7 0.29 734 576 14.5 0.28
Rhode Island 95 50 15.3 1.02 95 50 15.5 0.92
South Carolina 177 131 13.3 0.52 178 131 13.4 0.53
South Dakota 111 56 12.1 0.92 113 49 13.8 0.96
Tennessee 332 248 13.1 0.41 337 255 13.2 0.44
Texas 1,137 621 12.3 0.27 1,144 584 12.7 0.29
Utah 90 23 12.4 1.50 88 26 11.0 1.50
Vermont 41 28 15.7 1.41 42 30 15.0 1.36
Virginia 278 204 15.8 0.49 277 201 16.2 0.45
Washington 250 177 12.2 0.47 256 180 13.1 0.55
West Virginia 133 97 14.9 0.77 135 92 14.3 0.80
Wisconsin 399 243 10.6 0.38 407 247 11.0 0.38
Wyoming 39 15 11.6 1.13 39 15 11.9 1.87
                 

a The 2004 data reflect care for period 7/1/04 to 9/30/04; 2003 data 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.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set. The 2004 data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp, March 2005. The 2003 data were downloaded April 2004.

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