the first time period, 78,082 persons resided in a nursing
home with 33,192 persons noted to have experienced pain.
Of those with pain at the first assessment, 3,424 (10.3%)
had excruciating pain in the past week.
persistent pain quality indicator focuses on those persons
in pain at the first assessment and remained in the nursing
home for a second assessment at least sixty days later.
persons were in pain at the first assessment and were
in a nursing home for a second assessment.
5,894 (38.1%) had worsening pain or their pain remained
at a severe level.* Nationally, the rate is 41.4%.
Among those with cancer diagnoses, 46.2% were noted
as having persistent severe pain.Nationally, the rate
Among persons recognized as terminally ill, 48.2%
experienced this level of pain.Nationally, the rate
Among persons able to report on their pain, the rate of
persistent pain was 45.2%.
Nationally, the rate is 48.3%.
pain equals daily moderate pain or any excruciating pain
in the last week.