Table 11_1_4-3

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_4.3
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, by State, 2002 and 2008a
 20082002
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total50.20.146.40.1
Alabama47.20.943.90.9
Alaska53.83.751.02.1
Arizona51.61.647.81.1
Arkansas42.70.939.50.9
California57.30.655.40.6
Colorado46.31.240.91.1
Connecticut49.81.042.50.9
Delaware48.42.249.42.1
District of Columbia55.93.951.92.8
Florida52.30.547.00.5
Georgia49.80.847.30.7
Hawaii63.32.564.11.8
Idaho56.12.250.51.9
Illinois41.70.838.40.7
Indiana48.90.643.60.6
Iowa44.00.838.70.7
Kansas42.21.138.51.1
Kentucky50.11.047.70.9
Louisiana39.40.835.70.7
Maine69.81.762.41.7
Maryland57.11.053.20.9
Massachusetts62.80.755.60.6
Michigan52.10.748.30.7
Minnesota52.40.847.30.7
Mississippi47.10.943.71.0
Missouri36.60.736.20.7
Montana50.61.741.81.6
Nebraska47.31.142.71.3
Nevada54.72.753.21.9
New Hampshire51.81.546.21.1
New Jersey45.30.743.80.7
New Mexico49.01.840.51.8
New York52.20.650.20.5
North Carolina57.40.750.20.7
North Dakota45.31.343.11.8
Ohio46.00.542.60.5
Oklahoma40.70.934.60.9
Oregon58.61.355.41.7
Pennsylvania62.70.558.40.5
Rhode Island44.41.341.01.6
South Carolina60.51.058.11.2
South Dakota47.51.346.01.1
Tennessee49.80.846.90.8
Texas46.60.543.20.5
Utah50.42.443.92.2
Vermont57.62.155.42.1
Virginia58.00.855.40.8
Washington58.61.055.50.9
West Virginia54.41.145.51.1
Wisconsin48.20.742.20.7
Wyoming41.93.136.73.1

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.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_4-3: 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_4-3.html