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Table 1.123b
Postacute care: Percent of short-stay residents with 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 9,376 18.4 0.1 16,290 8,712 20.1 0.1
Alabama 229 169 18.5 0.7 228 165 18.7 0.7
Alaska 15 2 23.5 2.5 14 2 30.0 7.0
Arizona 133 104 17.4 0.9 135 89 21.0 1.0
Arkansas 236 119 16.7 0.7 240 86 18.9 1.0
California 1,295 682 24.3 0.5 1,332 653 25.7 0.5
Colorado 213 99 12.9 0.7 216 88 14.8 0.7
Connecticut 246 192 18.2 0.6 251 189 19.1 0.6
Delaware 42 28 19.9 1.3 42 25 22.8 2.0
District of Columbia 20 12 23.3 3.4 21 10 30.2 4.3
Florida 685 589 19.6 0.4 693 568 20.2 0.4
Georgia 362 189 18.5 0.6 362 172 19.5 0.7
Hawaii 45 19 14.2 1.6 45 22 11.8 1.4
Idaho 80 40 16.6 1.4 80 46 16.0 1.2
Illinois 802 432 18.8 0.5 825 401 21.3 0.5
Indiana 510 308 15.9 0.4 519 273 18.1 0.5
Iowa 456 76 14.1 0.9 455 56 16.1 1.2
Kansas 358 84 16.3 0.9 374 72 17.7 1.1
Kentucky 296 196 16.9 0.6 296 174 18.5 0.7
Louisiana 303 144 18.5 0.7 313 130 20.8 0.9
Maine 114 70 16.9 0.9 120 65 16.1 1.0
Maryland 236 174 19.1 0.7 244 160 20.7 0.8
Massachusetts 456 319 18.2 0.5 478 316 19.7 0.5
Michigan 430 314 17.0 0.5 431 302 20.1 0.5
Minnesota 400 201 12.9 0.5 420 201 13.6 0.5
Mississippi 204 99 15.8 0.9 204 77 16.8 1.0
Missouri 519 247 15.1 0.5 535 201 17.3 0.6
Montana 98 25 16.2 1.8 101 24 18.8 2.2
Nebraska 225 56 12.1 1.0 228 46 16.7 1.2
Nevada 47 26 19.8 1.5 43 26 19.5 1.4
New Hampshire 82 54 19.2 1.1 81 46 21.3 1.2
New Jersey 360 284 22.6 0.5 356 278 25.3 0.6
New Mexico 76 45 18.0 1.1 82 36 19.1 1.3
New York 658 531 22.1 0.4 670 514 23.6 0.4
North Carolina 422 324 17.4 0.5 421 306 19.9 0.5
North Dakota 83 25 15.3 1.7 83 17 15.3 1.5
Ohio 970 618 17.8 0.4 991 561 20.1 0.4
Oklahoma 348 93 20.4 0.9 368 81 20.9 1.0
Oregon 138 80 15.5 0.7 140 67 15.8 1.0
Pennsylvania 717 536 19.4 0.4 734 512 21.5 0.4
Rhode Island 90 50 21.1 1.3 95 40 24.1 1.5
South Carolina 176 119 19.6 1.0 178 113 21.8 0.8
South Dakota 111 20 18.5 1.8 113 23 16.7 1.8
Tennessee 329 244 18.0 0.6 337 226 19.9 0.7
Texas 1,131 573 16.1 0.3 1,144 516 17.8 0.4
Utah 93 47 16.1 1.0 88 47 16.0 1.3
Vermont 41 22 20.8 2.1 42 23 24.1 2.3
Virginia 278 214 17.7 0.5 277 198 19.4 0.5
Washington 247 162 17.4 0.6 256 153 18.6 0.7
West Virginia 132 66 21.1 1.2 135 66 20.8 1.1
Wisconsin 400 237 14.2 0.5 407 232 15.6 0.5
Wyoming 39 13 14.0 1.5 39 14 15.1 2.5

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

b A facility had to have at least 20 residents in the denominator for a postacute 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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