Table 11_1_6-3

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_6.3
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight, by State, 2004 and 2008a
 20082004
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total7.880.048.600.00
Alabama8.510.349.500.40
Alaska7.802.358.000.80
Arizona6.660.498.500.40
Arkansas7.380.349.300.40
California6.810.157.400.20
Colorado8.360.388.500.40
Connecticut7.820.298.500.30
Delaware8.230.677.500.60
District of Columbia8.310.859.300.70
Florida8.300.199.300.20
Georgia8.430.239.400.30
Hawaii8.840.978.700.70
Idaho6.890.649.200.70
Illinois9.330.228.800.20
Indiana8.080.228.300.20
Iowa6.290.226.600.20
Kansas7.470.327.400.30
Kentucky9.420.3010.600.30
Louisiana9.020.3410.500.30
Maine8.870.569.400.60
Maryland7.960.298.100.30
Massachusetts6.630.187.900.20
Michigan8.350.238.800.20
Minnesota7.220.228.200.20
Mississippi8.180.359.100.40
Missouri7.400.268.200.30
Montana7.770.748.500.60
Nebraska7.260.397.500.30
Nevada7.410.709.600.90
New Hampshire7.440.477.900.50
New Jersey8.220.239.700.30
New Mexico8.890.679.500.60
New York7.600.157.900.10
North Carolina9.620.2910.500.30
North Dakota7.520.507.000.50
Ohio8.030.158.500.20
Oklahoma8.240.347.600.40
Oregon8.180.519.900.60
Pennsylvania7.960.188.600.20
Rhode Island6.570.387.400.60
South Carolina8.450.389.800.40
South Dakota7.560.517.400.50
Tennessee9.350.2910.300.30
Texas6.420.157.600.20
Utah6.460.557.300.60
Vermont8.610.779.700.70
Virginia9.200.3210.800.40
Washington8.120.3410.000.40
West Virginia8.980.4211.000.50
Wisconsin8.020.228.100.20
Wyoming10.640.9210.001.00

a Data were downloaded from www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/home.asp, reflecting care for the last quarter of the calendar year. Facilities with lfewer 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_6-3: 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_6-3.html