Pressure ulcer prevalence among black and white nursing home residents in New York state: evidence of racial disparity?

@article{Cai2010PressureUP,
  title={Pressure ulcer prevalence among black and white nursing home residents in New York state: evidence of racial disparity?},
  author={Shubing Cai and Dana B Mukamel and Helena Temkin-Greener},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={233-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The occurrence of pressure ulcers (PUs) in nursing homes is a marker for poor quality of care. We examine whether differences in PU prevalence between black and white residents are due to within- or across-facility disparities. METHODS Minimum Data Sets (2006-2007) are linked with the Online Survey Certification and Reporting database. Long-term care residents with high risk for PUs are identified. The dependent variable is dichotomous, indicating PU presence/absence. Individual… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 5 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…