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Chronic care: Infections prevalence.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Nursing Home Quality Initiative.
1.89a Nursing facility care: Chronic care: Percent of residents with infections, by state, 2002 (see Note in Comments section below).
1.89b Nursing facility care: Chronic care: Percent of residents with infections, by state, 2002 (see Note in Comments section below).
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Data from the Minimum Data Set. Downloaded from the CMS Nursing Home Compare web site November 2002: http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp.
Chronic care residents with a valid target assessment.
Residents with any of the following infections or health conditions noted on the target or most recent full assessment (only if the most recent full assessment is a non-admission assessment): pneumonia, respiratory infection, septicemia urinary tract infection (UTI), viral hepatitis, wound infection, fever, recurrent lung aspiration.
Excludes admission assessments, residents with end-stage disease, receiving hospice care or with unknown status for these conditions.
Statistics are calculated based on data from five target quarters occurring between 2000 and 2002. See table note for more information.
Note: For both tables, the percentage is composite of data from the quarterly and annual MDS assessment forms. The annual form contains data on multiple types of infections. For Table 1.89a, the quarterly forms for these states only contain data on UTIs; for Table 1.89b, the quarterly forms contain data on multiple types of infections.
See CMS website for exact measure specification: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/quality.aspnhqi/NatlUserMan_v1_1.pdf.
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