Table 11_1_18-3

2009 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 11_1_18.3
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by State, 2002 and 2008a
 20082002
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total11.60.113.80.1
Alabama9.40.411.70.5
AlaskaDSUDSU16.02.8
Arizona10.90.812.30.8
Arkansas10.80.613.00.7
California12.70.314.40.3
Colorado8.90.511.30.7
Connecticut9.60.312.80.5
Delaware10.61.014.20.9
District of Columbia16.21.518.42.0
Florida12.30.314.70.3
Georgia11.80.415.20.4
Hawaii8.21.18.41.0
Idaho8.70.98.10.7
Illinois14.60.416.60.5
Indiana11.70.314.20.4
Iowa7.80.48.20.5
Kansas9.50.513.40.8
Kentucky11.50.414.60.5
Louisiana17.20.518.90.6
Maine8.20.610.50.6
Maryland13.30.513.70.4
Massachusetts10.00.313.30.3
Michigan10.10.413.50.5
Minnesota6.60.39.30.3
Mississippi12.00.613.70.6
Missouri11.50.513.30.6
Montana8.51.09.71.1
Nebraska7.40.59.20.6
Nevada12.91.414.01.2
New Hampshire7.10.612.40.9
New Jersey15.60.419.20.5
New Mexico11.90.912.51.0
New York13.30.314.90.3
North Carolina11.10.314.50.4
North Dakota7.30.67.40.7
Ohio11.10.213.90.3
Oklahoma14.60.716.10.9
Oregon10.80.711.81.0
Pennsylvania11.10.214.50.3
Rhode Island10.70.915.50.9
South Carolina10.60.513.40.5
South Dakota11.21.013.81.0
Tennessee11.40.413.20.4
Texas11.80.212.70.3
Utah9.40.911.01.5
Vermont10.51.515.01.4
Virginia12.90.416.20.5
Washington11.30.513.10.6
West Virginia12.10.714.30.8
Wisconsin9.60.411.00.4
Wyoming12.71.611.91.9

a Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp. The 2008 data reflect care for the last quarter, and the 2002 data reflect care for the second quarter of the calendar year. Facilities with fewer than 30 residents were excluded.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_18-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_18-3.html