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Table 1.119b
Chronic care: Percent of low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, 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 11,860 47.8 0.1 16,290 11,710 46.4 0.1
Alabama 229 199 44.1 1.0 228 194 43.9 0.9
Alaska 15 4 56.8 6.0 14 3 51.0 2.1
Arizona 133 100 50.2 1.1 135 104 47.8 1.1
Arkansas 236 178 41.8 0.9 240 170 39.5 0.9
California 1,295 829 56.2 0.6 1,332 794 55.4 0.6
Colorado 213 159 43.4 1.1 216 147 40.9 1.1
Connecticut 246 223 45.4 0.9 251 220 42.5 0.9
Delaware 42 31 49.5 2.3 42 32 49.4 2.1
District of Columbia 20 14 52.6 2.9 21 15 51.9 2.8
Florida 685 564 49.3 0.5 693 571 47.0 0.5
Georgia 362 315 49.2 0.7 362 309 47.3 0.7
Hawaii 45 28 65.9 2.0 45 26 64.1 1.8
Idaho 80 44 52.5 2.2 80 41 50.5 1.9
Illinois 802 631 39.5 0.7 825 629 38.4 0.7
Indiana 510 396 45.3 0.6 519 387 43.6 0.6
Iowa 456 300 41.8 0.8 455 310 38.7 0.7
Kansas 358 200 43.0 1.1 374 213 38.5 1.1
Kentucky 296 211 48.6 0.9 296 202 47.7 0.9
Louisiana 303 254 37.5 0.8 313 263 35.7 0.7
Maine 114 49 69.0 1.4 120 44 62.4 1.7
Maryland 236 176 54.4 1.0 244 177 53.2 0.9
Massachusetts 456 367 57.8 0.6 478 376 55.6 0.6
Michigan 430 350 48.5 0.7 431 353 48.3 0.7
Minnesota 400 319 49.1 0.8 420 333 47.3 0.7
Mississippi 204 161 45.5 0.9 204 164 43.7 1.0
Missouri 519 377 35.8 0.7 535 357 36.2 0.7
Montana 98 47 48.3 1.6 101 49 41.8 1.6
Nebraska 225 126 43.3 1.2 228 123 42.7 1.3
Nevada 47 31 55.9 2.5 43 30 53.2 1.9
New Hampshire 82 63 48.1 1.3 81 66 46.2 1.1
New Jersey 360 294 43.7 0.7 356 286 43.8 0.7
New Mexico 76 56 46.8 1.4 82 54 40.5 1.8
New York 658 590 50.4 0.5 670 584 50.2 0.5
North Carolina 422 325 52.3 0.7 421 308 50.2 0.7
North Dakota 83 59 43.2 1.5 83 58 43.1 1.8
Ohio 970 735 43.0 0.5 991 714 42.6 0.5
Oklahoma 348 192 39.7 1.0 368 201 34.6 0.9
Oregon 138 57 56.6 1.6 140 65 55.4 1.7
Pennsylvania 717 557 61.0 0.5 734 549 58.4 0.5
Rhode Island 90 72 43.3 1.5 95 73 41.0 1.6
South Carolina 176 129 59.9 1.1 178 127 58.1 1.2
South Dakota 111 88 48.6 1.3 113 82 46.0 1.1
Tennessee 329 262 47.8 0.8 337 262 46.9 0.8
Texas 1,131 785 43.4 0.5 1,144 736 43.2 0.5
Utah 93 53 46.9 2.1 88 49 43.9 2.2
Vermont 41 28 54.5 2.3 42 27 55.4 2.1
Virginia 278 214 55.0 0.8 277 205 55.4 0.8
Washington 247 175 55.8 1.0 256 179 55.5 0.9
West Virginia 132 100 49.1 1.2 135 95 45.5 1.1
Wisconsin 400 320 43.3 0.7 407 333 42.2 0.7
Wyoming 39 23 42.1 2.9 39 21 36.7 3.1

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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