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Table 1.119a
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, United States, 2004a
Population groupb Percent Standard error
Total 47.2 0.1
Age 0-64 31.9 0.1
65-74 42.8 0.2
75-84 49.5 0.1
85 and over 51.1 0.1
Gender Male 43.7 0.1
Female 48.7 0.1
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 47.4 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 46.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN 43.4 0.7
Non-Hispanic, API 48.3 0.5
Hispanic, all races 44.0 0.3

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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