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Table 1.113
Chronic care: Percent of low-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 7,734 2.62 0.03 16,290 7,858 2.77 0.03
                 
Alabama 229 161 2.16 0.22 228 158 1.88 0.21
Alaska 14 1 3.00 DSU 14 1 7.00 DSU
Arizona 133 77 3.43 0.45 135 81 2.83 0.32
Arkansas 237 135 2.59 0.25 240 132 2.23 0.24
California 1,309 394 2.34 0.14 1,332 385 2.52 0.16
Colorado 215 106 2.23 0.26 216 122 2.10 0.24
Connecticut 247 171 2.48 0.19 251 173 2.32 0.19
Delaware 42 23 2.91 0.61 42 25 2.48 0.54
District of Columbia 20 11 2.82 0.77 21 12 2.75 0.63
Florida 691 405 3.38 0.18 693 426 3.39 0.18
Georgia 362 260 2.46 0.16 362 246 2.52 0.16
Hawaii 45 11 1.18 0.60 45 12 1.92 0.83
Idaho 80 14 1.71 0.52 80 14 3.21 1.01
Illinois 815 535 2.67 0.12 825 539 2.75 0.13
Indiana 509 241 2.57 0.20 519 246 2.79 0.19
Iowa 457 165 2.53 0.23 455 178 2.32 0.21
Kansas 367 110 2.68 0.31 374 118 2.68 0.27
Kentucky 295 97 2.47 0.28 296 102 3.22 0.27
Louisiana 307 239 2.34 0.15 313 240 2.60 0.18
Maine 116 1 2.00 DSU 120 2 3.00 0.00
Maryland 241 120 2.35 0.24 244 126 2.91 0.28
Massachusetts 467 256 2.31 0.17 478 284 2.49 0.17
Michigan 429 260 2.52 0.19 431 257 2.49 0.17
Minnesota 415 145 2.34 0.23 420 154 2.44 0.21
Mississippi 205 95 2.26 0.31 204 102 1.73 0.23
Missouri 521 290 2.56 0.17 535 273 2.63 0.16
Montana 101 31 1.84 0.43 101 35 2.37 0.52
Nebraska 227 53 2.77 0.36 228 59 3.00 0.49
Nevada 43 20 3.35 0.60 43 23 2.09 0.58
New Hampshire 82 38 1.53 0.28 81 46 3.33 0.41
New Jersey 358 251 3.13 0.18 356 231 3.22 0.17
New Mexico 80 46 2.63 0.39 82 42 2.38 0.39
New York 661 508 2.76 0.12 670 478 2.87 0.13
North Carolina 422 187 3.39 0.24 421 209 3.46 0.23
North Dakota 83 32 2.59 0.46 83 31 2.23 0.36
Ohio 979 397 2.60 0.14 991 417 2.90 0.15
Oklahoma 364 140 3.07 0.27 368 147 3.80 0.30
Oregon 138 18 2.94 0.70 140 18 2.22 0.60
Pennsylvania 723 262 3.22 0.20 734 264 3.21 0.18
Rhode Island 95 58 3.16 0.37 95 60 3.48 0.37
South Carolina 177 74 2.72 0.34 178 77 3.49 0.34
South Dakota 111 24 3.42 0.68 113 30 3.03 0.60
Tennessee 332 183 2.17 0.20 337 198 2.45 0.21
Texas 1,137 577 1.87 0.10 1,144 538 2.26 0.11
Utah 90 29 2.83 0.65 88 31 3.90 0.53
Vermont 41 15 4.13 0.90 42 16 3.25 0.74
Virginia 278 135 3.50 0.29 277 132 3.48 0.28
Washington 250 56 3.41 0.41 256 74 4.36 0.45
West Virginia 133 44 2.34 0.38 135 44 3.02 0.49
Wisconsin 399 216 2.72 0.20 407 233 2.93 0.20
Wyoming 39 17 2.47 0.69 39 17 2.82 0.92
                 

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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