Table 9_1_15-3

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 9_1_15.3
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, by State, 2002 and 2007a
State20072002
Number of nursing homes  Number of nursing homes  
TotalWith scorebPercentbSETotalWith scorebPercentbSE
Total15,8119,80215.60.116,2908,71220.10.1
Alabama23217813.80.522816518.70.7
Alaska15321.07.514230.07.0
Arizona13510313.70.61358921.01.0
Arkansas23512413.70.62408618.91.0
California1,26571121.40.51,33265325.70.5
Colorado21010512.40.72168814.80.7
Connecticut24419916.40.525118919.10.6
Delaware442716.31.3422522.82.0
District of Columbia201018.61.8211030.24.3
Florida67859017.30.469356820.20.4
Georgia35920917.30.536217219.50.7
Hawaii462014.61.4452211.81.4
Idaho774112.00.8804616.01.2
Illinois79946815.90.482540121.30.5
Indiana51132412.50.451927318.10.5
Iowa4528810.90.74555616.11.2
Kansas35010313.20.73747217.71.1
Kentucky29120214.10.529617418.50.7
Louisiana29216315.40.631313020.80.9
Maine1137313.80.81206516.11.0
Maryland23317716.00.624416020.70.8
Massachusetts44632214.90.447831619.70.5
Michigan42530714.00.543130220.10.5
Minnesota39318410.60.442020113.60.5
Mississippi20310613.70.82047716.81.0
Missouri51528512.50.453520117.30.6
Montana922213.91.51012418.82.2
Nebraska2256410.90.92284616.71.2
Nevada483119.12.3432619.51.4
New Hampshire815713.60.9814621.31.2
New Jersey36129920.60.535627825.30.6
New Mexico724614.90.9823619.11.3
New York65754219.50.467051423.60.4
North Carolina42133013.60.442130619.90.5
North Dakota832211.71.4831715.31.5
Ohio95663915.00.399156120.10.4
Oklahoma32710716.80.93688120.91.0
Oregon1388414.60.91406715.81.0
Pennsylvania71554816.30.473451221.50.4
Rhode Island864717.91.3954024.11.5
South Carolina17412917.20.817811321.80.8
South Dakota1102711.81.21132316.71.8
Tennessee32324516.30.733722619.90.7
Texas1,14263413.30.31,14451617.80.4
Utah925011.91.0884716.01.3
Vermont402416.21.2422324.12.3
Virginia27721915.20.427719819.40.5
Washington24216514.80.625615318.60.7
West Virginia1317418.51.21356620.81.1
Wisconsin39626112.80.440723215.60.5
Wyoming391413.91.3391415.12.5

a The 2007 data reflect care for the period 7/1/07 to 12/30/07; 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.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set. Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp. The 2007 data were downloaded on April 18, 2008; the 2002 data, in November 2002.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_15-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/9_nursinghome_homehealth_hospice/T9_1_15-3.html