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Table 1.117a
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 2004a
Population groupb Percent Standard error
Total 13.5 0.04
Age 0-64 16.1 0.13
65-74 15.2 0.13
75-84 13.8 0.07
85 and over 12.2 0.06
Gender Male 16.6 0.09
Female 12.4 0.05
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 12.9 0.04
Non-Hispanic, Black 16.8 0.12
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN 15.5 0.63
Non-Hispanic, API 11.2 0.32
Hispanic, all races 14.6 0.22

a The data reflect care for the period 7/1/04 to 9/30/04.

b Age, gender and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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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