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Table 1.119
Chronic care: Percent of residents who lose too much weight, by State, 2004a
  Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error
State Total With scoreb
         
United States 16,119 13,734 8.6 0.04
         
Alabama 229 216 9.5 0.39
Alaska 14 5 8.0 0.84
Arizona 133 114 8.5 0.44
Arkansas 237 211 9.3 0.38
California 1,309 1,038 7.4 0.15
Colorado 215 177 8.5 0.40
Connecticut 247 233 8.5 0.26
Delaware 42 36 7.5 0.64
District of Columbia 20 17 9.3 0.69
Florida 691 620 9.3 0.19
Georgia 362 339 9.4 0.25
Hawaii 45 32 8.7 0.70
Idaho 80 57 9.2 0.72
Illinois 815 687 8.8 0.20
Indiana 509 438 8.3 0.21
Iowa 457 389 6.6 0.22
Kansas 367 286 7.4 0.28
Kentucky 295 243 10.6 0.34
Louisiana 307 281 10.5 0.31
Maine 116 85 9.4 0.58
Maryland 241 201 8.1 0.31
Massachusetts 467 399 7.9 0.21
Michigan 429 385 8.8 0.24
Minnesota 415 385 8.2 0.24
Mississippi 205 182 9.1 0.36
Missouri 521 439 8.2 0.25
Montana 101 62 8.5 0.63
Nebraska 227 186 7.5 0.32
Nevada 43 33 9.6 0.87
New Hampshire 82 72 7.9 0.48
New Jersey 358 311 9.7 0.29
New Mexico 80 64 9.5 0.61
New York 661 627 7.9 0.14
North Carolina 422 368 10.5 0.29
North Dakota 83 72 7.0 0.49
Ohio 979 840 8.5 0.15
Oklahoma 364 259 7.6 0.36
Oregon 138 100 9.9 0.55
Pennsylvania 723 630 8.6 0.16
Rhode Island 95 79 7.4 0.56
South Carolina 177 144 9.8 0.42
South Dakota 111 101 7.4 0.48
Tennessee 332 289 10.3 0.30
Texas 1,137 947 7.6 0.17
Utah 90 64 7.3 0.56
Vermont 41 34 9.7 0.72
Virginia 278 241 10.8 0.35
Washington 250 212 10.0 0.36
West Virginia 133 111 11.0 0.47
Wisconsin 399 362 8.1 0.22
Wyoming 39 31 10.0 0.97
         

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

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.

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