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Table 1.118
Postacute care: Percent of short-stay residents with 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 9,006 18.8 0.10 16,290 8,712 20.1 0.10
                 
Alabama 229 164 18.3 0.73 228 165 18.7 0.67
Alaska 14 3 23.7 6.39 14 2 30.0 7.00
Arizona 133 97 18.8 0.88 135 89 21.0 1.04
Arkansas 237 95 17.4 0.77 240 86 18.9 1.03
California 1,309 647 24.7 0.47 1,332 653 25.7 0.47
Colorado 215 92 12.9 0.78 216 88 14.8 0.68
Connecticut 247 191 18.1 0.60 251 189 19.1 0.61
Delaware 42 26 19.2 1.62 42 25 22.8 1.99
District of Columbia 20 12 26.0 3.21 21 10 30.2 4.25
Florida 691 584 19.5 0.41 693 568 20.2 0.39
Georgia 362 173 19.4 0.64 362 172 19.5 0.74
Hawaii 45 21 14.3 1.61 45 22 11.8 1.36
Idaho 80 40 16.8 1.56 80 46 16.0 1.15
Illinois 815 432 18.9 0.41 825 401 21.3 0.51
Indiana 509 291 15.6 0.42 519 273 18.1 0.50
Iowa 457 65 16.4 0.98 455 56 16.1 1.19
Kansas 367 75 18.3 1.05 374 72 17.7 1.12
Kentucky 295 179 17.3 0.61 296 174 18.5 0.65
Louisiana 307 127 19.6 0.71 313 130 20.8 0.92
Maine 116 70 17.4 0.97 120 65 16.1 1.00
Maryland 241 165 18.8 0.60 244 160 20.7 0.75
Massachusetts 467 315 18.5 0.48 478 316 19.7 0.51
Michigan 429 306 17.9 0.46 431 302 20.1 0.53
Minnesota 415 217 12.5 0.53 420 201 13.6 0.54
Mississippi 205 80 15.7 0.92 204 77 16.8 0.95
Missouri 521 225 16.8 0.54 535 201 17.3 0.62
Montana 101 28 16.3 1.38 101 24 18.8 2.18
Nebraska 227 47 14.0 1.09 228 46 16.7 1.15
Nevada 43 26 18.7 1.95 43 26 19.5 1.39
New Hampshire 82 48 18.7 1.08 81 46 21.3 1.24
New Jersey 358 284 23.4 0.51 356 278 25.3 0.60
New Mexico 80 41 17.2 1.00 82 36 19.1 1.32
New York 661 518 22.8 0.38 670 514 23.6 0.39
North Carolina 422 312 18.3 0.47 421 306 19.9 0.51
North Dakota 83 20 16.8 2.51 83 17 15.3 1.50
Ohio 979 582 18.2 0.36 991 561 20.1 0.43
Oklahoma 364 93 21.3 0.98 368 81 20.9 1.01
Oregon 138 73 16.7 0.83 140 67 15.8 0.97
Pennsylvania 723 530 19.8 0.40 734 512 21.5 0.38
Rhode Island 95 46 23.9 1.18 95 40 24.1 1.52
South Carolina 177 122 20.3 1.02 178 113 21.8 0.84
South Dakota 111 19 16.0 1.59 113 23 16.7 1.78
Tennessee 332 238 18.7 0.60 337 226 19.9 0.68
Texas 1,137 551 16.1 0.32 1,144 516 17.8 0.37
Utah 90 40 14.8 1.07 88 47 16.0 1.30
Vermont 41 23 22.8 1.48 42 23 24.1 2.29
Virginia 278 200 18.2 0.54 277 198 19.4 0.53
Washington 250 160 16.9 0.65 256 153 18.6 0.66
West Virginia 133 67 20.8 1.31 135 66 20.8 1.06
Wisconsin 399 227 15.0 0.51 407 232 15.6 0.51
Wyoming 39 15 18.3 1.90 39 14 15.1 2.52
                 

a The 2004 data reflect care for period 4/1/04 to 9/30/04; 2003 data 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.

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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