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Interesting Statistics about Nursing Homes and their Residents

   
 
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*  In 2004, there were 1.7 million nursing home beds in the U.S. compared with 1.9 milliion beds in 1999

*  The number of nursing home residents decreased from 1.6 million in 1999 to 1.5 million in 2004

*  Mental disorders were the second leading primary diagnosis amoung residents at time of interview (22%).  This represents more than a 20% increase over the 1999 estimate, when 18% of nursing home residents had a primary diagnosis of a mental disorder at the time of interview

*  Almost 9% of current residents had a fall reported in the 30 days prior to the facility interview

*  About 65% of current nursing home residents had at least one type of advanced directive

*  In the 90 days prior to the facility interview, almost 11% of the current nursing home residents had at least one hospitalization or emergency department visit while in the care of the nursing home

Source:  Release of Series 13, Number 167, 2004, National Home Survey Report; Division of Health Care Statistics, the National Center for Health Statistics; www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_167

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