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Table 1.117b
Chronic care: Percent of high-risk residents who have pressure sores, by State, 2003 and 2005a
  2005 2003
  Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error
State Total With scoreb Total With scoreb
United States 15,984 10,139 13.1 0.1 16,290 9,843 13.8 0.1
Alabama 229 189 11.2 0.4 228 181 11.7 0.5
Alaska 15 4 10.8 2.9 14 4 16.0 2.8
Arizona 133 82 12.4 0.7 135 81 12.3 0.8
Arkansas 236 133 12.6 0.7 240 124 13.0 0.7
California 1,295 769 13.5 0.3 1,332 743 14.4 0.3
Colorado 213 117 9.4 0.5 216 105 11.3 0.7
Connecticut 246 197 12.9 0.5 251 181 12.8 0.5
Delaware 42 30 14.8 1.1 42 25 14.2 0.9
District of Columbia 20 16 17.9 2.1 21 16 18.4 2.0
Florida 685 557 14.2 0.3 693 538 14.7 0.3
Georgia 362 283 14.3 0.4 362 280 15.2 0.4
Hawaii 45 28 7.5 1.1 45 28 8.4 1.0
Idaho 80 36 9.1 1.0 80 38 8.1 0.7
Illinois 802 412 16.5 0.4 825 398 16.6 0.5
Indiana 510 332 12.9 0.4 519 323 14.2 0.4
Iowa 456 160 7.8 0.4 455 152 8.2 0.5
Kansas 358 119 10.8 0.6 374 104 13.4 0.8
Kentucky 296 218 13.3 0.5 296 206 14.6 0.5
Louisiana 303 210 18.1 0.6 313 222 18.9 0.6
Maine 114 76 10.2 0.6 120 78 10.5 0.6
Maryland 236 181 13.6 0.5 244 178 13.7 0.4
Massachusetts 456 360 12.5 0.3 478 352 13.3 0.3
Michigan 430 299 12.5 0.4 431 285 13.5 0.5
Minnesota 400 270 8.3 0.3 420 292 9.3 0.3
Mississippi 204 135 12.8 0.5 204 139 13.7 0.6
Missouri 519 218 12.1 0.5 535 190 13.3 0.6
Montana 98 27 7.1 1.0 101 27 9.7 1.1
Nebraska 225 86 8.2 0.7 228 82 9.2 0.6
Nevada 47 29 14.5 1.3 43 26 14.0 1.2
New Hampshire 82 59 12.1 0.7 81 54 12.4 0.9
New Jersey 360 266 18.9 0.5 356 247 19.2 0.5
New Mexico 76 43 10.9 0.7 82 42 12.5 1.0
New York 658 564 14.6 0.3 670 538 14.9 0.3
North Carolina 422 336 13.1 0.3 421 301 14.5 0.4
North Dakota 83 46 7.4 0.7 83 42 7.4 0.7
Ohio 970 645 12.9 0.3 991 648 13.9 0.3
Oklahoma 348 88 15.2 0.8 368 87 16.1 0.9
Oregon 138 56 10.5 0.7 140 50 11.8 1.0
Pennsylvania 717 581 13.1 0.3 734 576 14.5 0.3
Rhode Island 90 51 14.7 1.1 95 50 15.5 0.9
South Carolina 176 132 12.6 0.5 178 131 13.4 0.5
South Dakota 111 53 9.5 0.8 113 49 13.8 1.0
Tennessee 329 249 12.8 0.4 337 255 13.2 0.4
Texas 1,131 595 12.1 0.3 1,144 584 12.7 0.3
Utah 93 28 8.6 1.0 88 26 11.0 1.5
Vermont 41 29 11.9 1.6 42 30 15.0 1.4
Virginia 278 217 15.7 0.5 277 201 16.2 0.5
Washington 247 175 12.5 0.5 256 180 13.1 0.6
West Virginia 132 94 14.9 0.7 135 92 14.3 0.8
Wisconsin 400 243 10.1 0.4 407 247 11.0 0.4
Wyoming 39 16 12.9 1.7 39 15 11.9 1.9

a Data reflect care for the period July 1 through September 30 of the indicated year.

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. Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp. The 2005 data were downloaded in March 2006; the 2003 data, in April 2004.

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