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Table 1.124b
Chronic care: Percent of residents who lose too much weight, by State, 2004 and 2005a
  2005 2004
  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 13,559 8.6 0.04 16,119 13,734 8.6 0.04
Alabama 229 215 9.6 0.32 229 216 9.5 0.39
Alaska 15 5 12.0 3.16 14 5 8.0 0.84
Arizona 133 113 8.2 0.46 133 114 8.5 0.44
Arkansas 236 206 9.1 0.35 237 211 9.3 0.38
California 1,295 1,012 7.5 0.16 1,309 1,038 7.4 0.15
Colorado 213 176 9.1 0.40 215 177 8.5 0.40
Connecticut 246 232 8.6 0.28 247 233 8.5 0.26
Delaware 42 36 9.7 0.60 42 36 7.5 0.64
District of Columbia 20 16 9.2 0.98 20 17 9.3 0.69
Florida 685 617 9.6 0.19 691 620 9.3 0.19
Georgia 362 337 9.6 0.26 362 339 9.4 0.25
Hawaii 45 32 7.8 0.81 45 32 8.7 0.70
Idaho 80 56 9.5 0.76 80 57 9.2 0.72
Illinois 802 675 9.6 0.21 815 687 8.8 0.20
Indiana 510 428 8.0 0.22 509 438 8.3 0.21
Iowa 456 383 6.8 0.22 457 389 6.6 0.22
Kansas 358 276 7.6 0.33 367 286 7.4 0.28
Kentucky 296 245 10.5 0.30 295 243 10.6 0.34
Louisiana 303 273 9.9 0.34 307 281 10.5 0.31
Maine 114 85 9.6 0.61 116 85 9.4 0.58
Maryland 236 199 8.1 0.32 241 201 8.1 0.31
Massachusetts 456 396 7.7 0.20 467 399 7.9 0.21
Michigan 430 384 9.4 0.27 429 385 8.8 0.24
Minnesota 400 367 8.0 0.23 415 385 8.2 0.24
Mississippi 204 179 9.3 0.33 205 182 9.1 0.36
Missouri 519 441 8.2 0.25 521 439 8.2 0.25
Montana 98 60 7.6 0.55 101 62 8.5 0.63
Nebraska 225 176 7.5 0.37 227 186 7.5 0.32
Nevada 47 34 10.0 0.69 43 33 9.6 0.87
New Hampshire 82 72 8.6 0.69 82 72 7.9 0.48
New Jersey 360 317 9.6 0.28 358 311 9.7 0.29
New Mexico 76 59 9.3 0.73 80 64 9.5 0.61
New York 658 615 7.8 0.14 661 627 7.9 0.14
North Carolina 422 373 10.0 0.27 422 368 10.5 0.29
North Dakota 83 70 7.2 0.50 83 72 7.0 0.49
Ohio 970 833 8.6 0.16 979 840 8.5 0.15
Oklahoma 348 242 8.3 0.35 364 259 7.6 0.36
Oregon 138 101 10.1 0.64 138 100 9.9 0.55
Pennsylvania 717 617 8.7 0.18 723 630 8.6 0.16
Rhode Island 90 76 7.3 0.59 95 79 7.4 0.56
South Carolina 176 146 10.4 0.43 177 144 9.8 0.42
South Dakota 111 104 7.6 0.46 111 101 7.4 0.48
Tennessee 329 292 10.3 0.32 332 289 10.3 0.30
Texas 1,131 943 7.1 0.16 1,137 947 7.6 0.17
Utah 93 63 7.2 0.60 90 64 7.3 0.56
Vermont 41 34 9.2 0.77 41 34 9.7 0.72
Virginia 278 239 10.9 0.32 278 241 10.8 0.35
Washington 247 207 10.0 0.35 250 212 10.0 0.36
West Virginia 132 111 10.1 0.49 133 111 11.0 0.47
Wisconsin 400 360 8.4 0.25 399 362 8.1 0.22
Wyoming 39 31 11.5 1.34 39 31 10.0 0.97

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 2004 data, in March 2005.

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