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Table 1.111b
Chronic care: Percent of residents who have moderate to severe pain,a by State, 2002 and 2005b
  2005 2002
  Number of nursing homes Percentc Standard error Number of nursing homes Percentc Standard error
State Total With scorec Total With scorec
United States 15,984 13,625 6.3 0.1 16,559 13,801 10.7 0.1
Alabama 229 217 5.6 0.4 230 213 10.3 0.5
Alaska 15 5 8.4 1.9 15 6 17.8 3.3
Arizona 133 112 8.3 0.7 137 114 14.8 1.0
Arkansas 236 205 5.5 0.4 251 206 9.8 0.5
California 1,295 1,016 5.6 0.2 1,349 1,021 9.7 0.3
Colorado 213 179 8.2 0.5 223 175 14.2 0.7
Connecticut 246 231 4.4 0.2 254 240 8.5 0.4
Delaware 42 36 5.3 0.6 42 39 10.7 1.3
District of Columbia 20 16 1.6 0.7 21 18 7.6 1.4
Florida 685 621 6.6 0.2 713 624 10.4 0.3
Georgia 362 338 8.4 0.4 362 343 11.4 0.5
Hawaii 45 32 3.6 0.6 45 32 9.0 1.8
Idaho 80 56 8.7 0.8 83 53 18.4 1.6
Illinois 802 671 6.3 0.2 854 687 9.3 0.3
Indiana 510 431 5.6 0.2 548 444 10.9 0.4
Iowa 456 387 6.5 0.3 464 399 12.1 0.5
Kansas 358 281 8.5 0.5 377 294 14.3 0.6
Kentucky 296 247 7.5 0.5 301 240 10.2 0.5
Louisiana 303 273 6.5 0.3 321 280 8.8 0.4
Maine 114 85 4.4 0.4 121 94 9.0 0.8
Maryland 236 201 3.2 0.2 246 202 5.9 0.4
Massachusetts 456 396 4.1 0.2 502 423 8.9 0.3
Michigan 430 387 6.4 0.3 435 397 11.5 0.4
Minnesota 400 369 6.4 0.3 426 394 11.6 0.5
Mississippi 204 181 4.8 0.4 204 176 7.6 0.6
Missouri 519 441 6.5 0.3 542 433 11.9 0.4
Montana 98 59 7.3 0.8 103 62 15.3 1.2
Nebraska 225 178 8.2 0.5 229 187 16.3 0.9
Nevada 47 34 9.3 1.0 43 34 16.5 1.8
New Hampshire 82 73 5.3 0.5 83 72 9.3 0.7
New Jersey 360 318 3.9 0.2 359 306 7.1 0.3
New Mexico 76 60 7.0 0.6 82 64 12.9 1.3
New York 658 615 4.0 0.2 670 624 8.5 0.3
North Carolina 422 373 6.3 0.3 414 353 10.3 0.4
North Dakota 83 69 6.0 0.6 85 73 12.6 1.0
Ohio 970 835 9.5 0.3 996 840 12.0 0.3
Oklahoma 348 259 8.4 0.5 373 283 12.3 0.6
Oregon 138 105 8.0 0.6 144 115 12.2 0.8
Pennsylvania 717 625 5.0 0.2 759 635 8.7 0.3
Rhode Island 90 76 4.0 0.4 97 84 7.0 0.6
South Carolina 176 145 5.3 0.5 177 143 11.0 0.7
South Dakota 111 103 7.5 0.6 112 102 14.4 1.1
Tennessee 329 290 7.6 0.4 343 293 12.4 0.5
Texas 1,131 942 5.8 0.2 1,144 911 9.3 0.3
Utah 93 67 14.2 1.4 91 64 29.3 1.8
Vermont 41 34 5.9 0.8 44 34 14.5 1.5
Virginia 278 240 6.4 0.3 282 239 10.8 0.5
Washington 247 207 9.2 0.5 268 224 13.5 0.6
West Virginia 132 111 5.2 0.4 141 111 11.3 0.8
Wisconsin 400 362 5.5 0.3 406 372 10.8 0.4
Wyoming 39 31 12.1 1.4 39 29 18.5 2.2

a Pain during a 7 day period that was excruciating at any time or moderate, among residents experiencing daily pain.

b The 2005 data reflect care for the period 7/1/05 to 9/30/05; 2002 data reflect care for the period 4/1/02 to 6/30/02.

c 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. Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp. The 2005 data were downloaded in March 2006; the 2002 data, in November 2002.

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