Table 11_1_20-3

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_20.3
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, by State, 2002 and 2008a
 20082002
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total14.10.120.10.1
Alabama13.00.518.70.7
Alaska16.34.130.07.0
Arizona13.40.721.01.0
Arkansas11.90.518.91.0
California19.80.425.70.5
Colorado9.90.514.80.7
Connecticut13.80.519.10.6
Delaware13.21.422.82.0
District of Columbia17.02.230.24.3
Florida16.00.520.20.4
Georgia14.40.419.50.7
Hawaii13.51.211.81.4
Idaho12.01.016.01.2
Illinois14.30.421.30.5
Indiana11.30.318.10.5
Iowa10.70.716.11.2
Kansas12.20.717.71.1
Kentucky12.20.518.50.7
Louisiana14.30.620.80.9
Maine11.40.716.11.0
Maryland15.20.620.70.8
Massachusetts13.60.419.70.5
Michigan12.10.420.10.5
Minnesota9.00.413.60.5
Mississippi12.80.716.81.0
Missouri11.60.417.30.6
Montana12.81.418.82.2
Nebraska10.50.816.71.2
Nevada15.71.119.51.4
New Hampshire11.80.721.31.2
New Jersey19.20.525.30.6
New Mexico12.31.019.11.3
New York17.60.423.60.4
North Carolina12.00.319.90.5
North Dakota13.31.315.31.5
Ohio13.50.320.10.4
Oklahoma15.00.820.91.0
Oregon12.60.715.81.0
Pennsylvania14.20.421.50.4
Rhode Island14.81.224.11.5
South Carolina14.70.821.80.8
South Dakota11.61.116.71.8
Tennessee15.10.619.90.7
Texas12.10.217.80.4
Utah11.40.816.01.3
Vermont13.81.524.12.3
Virginia14.90.519.40.5
Washington12.70.518.60.7
West Virginia18.61.220.81.1
Wisconsin11.40.415.60.5
Wyoming12.32.015.12.5

a Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp, reflecting care for the last two quarters of the year. The 2002 data reflect care for the first two quarters of the calendar year. Facilities with fewer than 20 residents were excluded.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_20-3: 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_20-3.html