High-risk, Long-Stay Nursing Home

Residents Who Have Pressure Sores


High-risk, Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

Year Kansas Rate US Rate Iowa Rate
2007 11% 12% 8%
2008 10% 12% 8%
2009 10% 11% 7%
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 with a high risk for getting pressure sores, or who get a pressure sore in the nursing home
Denominator: All long-stay nursing home residents.
Unit: percentage
Notes: Data collection period:
- -  2007 = October 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.
- -  2008 = October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.
- -  2009 = April 1, 2009 through December 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.

5/12/2010

  • Data for the years 2008 and 2009 added to chart; data table added.