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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Chronic care: Percent of residents who have become more depressed or anxious

Measure Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Table

1.111 Chronic care: Percent of residents who are more depressed or anxious, by State, 2003 and 2004.

Data Source

CMS, Minimum Data Set (MDS).

Denominator

Medicare beneficiary chronic care residents with a valid target assessment and a valid prior assessment.

Numerator

Residents whose Mood Scale scores are greater on target assessment relative to prior assessment.

Comments

The data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp in March 2005.

Excludes residents with missing Mood Scale scores on the target assessment or prior assessment, residents who had a maximum Mood Scale score on the prior assessment, or residents who were comatose or comatose status was unknown. Excludes facilities with fewer than 30 residents in the denominator. For details about this and other measures of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative, please refer to the documentation available at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/quality.asp.

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