Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.127b
Percent of short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, by State, 2002 and 2006a
State 2006 2002
Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error Number of nursing homes Percentb Standard error
Total With scoreb Total With scoreb
Total 15,880 9,643 16.8 0.1 16,290 8,712 20.1 0.1
Alabama 232 175 16.9 0.7 228 165 18.7 0.7
Alaska 15 3 25.0 5.5 14 2 30.0 7.0
Arizona 136 99 15.5 0.8 135 89 21.0 1.0
Arkansas 235 128 14.8 0.8 240 86 18.9 1.0
California 1,276 708 22.8 0.5 1,332 653 25.7 0.5
Colorado 209 102 11.8 0.7 216 88 14.8 0.7
Connecticut 244 200 17.3 0.6 251 189 19.1 0.6
Delaware 44 28 15.9 1.5 42 25 22.8 2.0
District of Columbia 20 14 24.0 1.8 21 10 30.2 4.3
Florida 682 583 18.1 0.4 693 568 20.2 0.4
Georgia 361 205 17.8 0.6 362 172 19.5 0.7
Hawaii 47 21 13.6 1.6 45 22 11.8 1.4
Idaho 79 40 14.2 1.4 80 46 16.0 1.2
Illinois 800 456 16.7 0.4 825 401 21.3 0.5
Indiana 515 312 14.0 0.4 519 273 18.1 0.5
Iowa 456 81 13.3 0.9 455 56 16.1 1.2
Kansas 351 100 14.7 0.8 374 72 17.7 1.1
Kentucky 292 204 15.3 0.5 296 174 18.5 0.7
Louisiana 290 158 16.2 0.6 313 130 20.8 0.9
Maine 113 68 15.3 0.8 120 65 16.1 1.0
Maryland 233 172 17.9 0.7 244 160 20.7 0.8
Massachusetts 452 317 16.6 0.4 478 316 19.7 0.5
Michigan 426 322 15.1 0.5 431 302 20.1 0.5
Minnesota 399 199 11.4 0.4 420 201 13.6 0.5
Mississippi 201 109 15.2 0.8 204 77 16.8 1.0
Missouri 520 260 13.4 0.5 535 201 17.3 0.6
Montana 95 26 15.2 1.3 101 24 18.8 2.2
Nebraska 225 56 11.4 0.8 228 46 16.7 1.2
Nevada 47 29 18.7 1.5 43 26 19.5 1.4
New Hampshire 82 55 15.8 1.3 81 46 21.3 1.2
New Jersey 364 298 21.2 0.5 356 278 25.3 0.6
New Mexico 73 43 14.7 1.1 82 36 19.1 1.3
New York 656 538 20.8 0.4 670 514 23.6 0.4
North Carolina 421 335 15.3 0.4 421 306 19.9 0.5
North Dakota 83 23 13.8 1.4 83 17 15.3 1.5
Ohio 957 633 15.8 0.3 991 561 20.1 0.4
Oklahoma 332 85 17.4 0.8 368 81 20.9 1.0
Oregon 138 87 15.4 0.8 140 67 15.8 1.0
Pennsylvania 715 546 17.4 0.4 734 512 21.5 0.4
Rhode Island 87 47 21.1 1.3 95 40 24.1 1.5
South Carolina 175 126 18.4 0.9 178 113 21.8 0.8
South Dakota 109 22 14.3 1.9 113 23 16.7 1.8
Tennessee 326 252 16.7 0.7 337 226 19.9 0.7
Texas 1,144 606 14.5 0.3 1,144 516 17.8 0.4
Utah 94 45 14.0 0.9 88 47 16.0 1.3
Vermont 40 22 21.1 1.0 42 23 24.1 2.3
Virginia 278 212 16.6 0.5 277 198 19.4 0.5
Washington 244 164 14.7 0.6 256 153 18.6 0.7
West Virginia 131 68 20.0 1.0 135 66 20.8 1.1
Wisconsin 397 248 13.6 0.4 407 232 15.6 0.5
Wyoming 39 13 14.9 2.0 39 14 15.1 2.5

a The 2006 data reflect care for the period 7/1/06 to 12/30/06; 2002 data reflect care for the period 1/1/02 to 6/30/02.

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 http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home.asp. The 2006 data were downloaded in April 2007; the 2002 data, in November 2002.

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care