T11_1_19_4

2011 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_19.4
Low-risk long-staya nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by race/ethnicityb and State, 2009c
   Non-Hispanic  
 TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total1.870.021.920.021.720.053.010.351.020.121.520.09
Alabama1.220.121.200.141.280.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AlaskaDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Arizona2.270.271.980.29DSUDSU5.191.46DSUDSUDSUDSU
Arkansas1.730.151.660.162.260.49DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
California2.030.082.290.111.910.25DSUDSU1.170.201.510.19
Colorado1.500.161.550.18DSUDSU0.000.000.000.00DSUDSU
Connecticut1.250.121.280.14DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Delaware2.180.392.300.46DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of ColumbiaDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida2.290.112.320.132.310.27DSUDSUDSUDSU1.970.36
Georgia1.630.121.590.151.780.23DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Hawaii1.670.46DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Idaho2.280.452.270.46DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Illinois1.770.071.940.091.310.13DSUDSUDSUDSU1.110.29
Indiana1.750.121.710.131.950.48DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Iowa2.190.142.200.15DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Kansas1.920.161.990.17DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Kentucky1.970.182.070.19DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Louisiana1.960.131.970.151.930.25DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Maine2.610.672.730.70DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Maryland2.000.182.010.222.090.32DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Massachusetts1.410.111.380.12DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Michigan1.590.121.360.122.680.39DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Minnesota1.540.141.610.15DSUDSUDSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Mississippi1.120.141.150.171.090.24DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Missouri1.870.101.860.111.950.32DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Montana2.030.331.880.32DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nebraska2.160.222.170.23DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.000.00
Nevada1.800.381.750.41DSUDSUDSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
New Hampshire2.100.312.080.31DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey2.200.122.330.142.050.28DSUDSUDSUDSU1.870.41
New Mexico1.820.312.140.440.000.00DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New York1.940.082.110.101.880.170.000.00DSUDSU1.170.18
North Carolina2.170.162.190.182.050.34DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
North Dakota2.220.322.150.32DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio1.640.081.700.091.330.20DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Oklahoma2.480.172.540.18DSUDSU2.840.81DSUDSUDSUDSU
Oregon3.070.423.040.440.000.00DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Pennsylvania1.940.111.950.121.890.33DSUDSU0.000.00DSUDSU
Puerto RicoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island2.160.262.290.28DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.000.00
South Carolina1.990.211.990.252.060.42DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
South Dakota1.790.271.680.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee1.490.131.490.141.450.32DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Texas1.720.071.760.081.540.20DSUDSUDSUDSU1.670.19
Utah2.590.432.620.46DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.000.00
Vermont2.520.622.570.63DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia1.860.161.970.191.730.31DSUDSU0.000.000.000.00
Washington2.870.283.020.30DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
West Virginia2.010.272.070.280.000.00DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Wisconsin1.900.141.920.14DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Wyoming1.930.441.930.45DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility because they can no longer care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

b. Race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

c. Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_19_4: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_19_4.html