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Table 1.127a
Percent of short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores,a United States, 2004 and 2005
Population group 2005 2004
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   20.7 0.04 21.2 0.04
Ageb 0-64 20.3 0.14 21.4 0.15
65-74 19.6 0.09 20.1 0.10
75-84 20.1 0.06 20.5 0.06
85 and over 21.9 0.07 22.1 0.07
Genderb Male 23.0 0.07 23.4 0.07
Female 19.6 0.05 20.1 0.05
Race/ethnicityb Non-Hispanic, White 20.2 0.04 20.6 0.04
Non-Hispanic, Black 24.5 0.13 25.0 0.14
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN 21.4 0.66 22.4 0.69
Non-Hispanic, API 22.2 0.39 22.7 0.42
Hispanic, all races 23.8 0.23 24.7 0.24

a Data reflect care for the third quarter for each calendar year.

b Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

 

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