Long-Stay Residents Vaccinated For the

Influenza Season


Long-Stay Residents Vaccinated For the Influenza Season

Year Kansas Rate US Rate Iowa Rate
2008 93% 88% 93%
2009 93% 90% 93%
Demographic Group: Long-stay nursing home residents
Data Source: HHS – Nursing Home Compare Database
http://www.medicare.gov/Nursing/Overview.asp
Numerator: Long-stay nursing home residents who were given a flu shot during the influenza season.
Denominator: Long-stay nursing home residents who were or were not given a flu shot during the influenza season (excluding records with missing data).
Unit: percentage
Notes: 2008 runs from October 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008.
2009 runs from October 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009.
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Colorado data was removed from the data table and chart.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Data for 2009 was added to the chart and data table.