Table 116Nursing homes, beds, occupancy, and residents, according to geographic division and State: United States, 1995–2003
[Data are based on a census of certified nursing facilities]
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Nursing homes Beds
Geographic division and State 1995 2000 2003 1995 2000 2003
United States16,38916,88616,3231,751,3021,795,3881,756,699
New England1,1401,1371,067115,488118,562111,892
 Connecticut26725925232,82732,43331,248
 Maine1321261199,2438,2487,552
 Massachusetts55052647854,53256,03052,323
 New Hampshire7483817,4127,8377,811
 Rhode Island9499949,61210,2719,376
 Vermont2344431,8623,7433,582
Middle Atlantic1,6501,7961,767244,342267,772264,041
 New Jersey30036135643,96752,19550,551
 New York624665671107,750120,514122,633
 Pennsylvania72677074092,62595,06390,857
East North Central3,1713,3013,182367,879369,657360,504
 Illinois827869827103,230110,766106,734
 Indiana55656452759,53856,76255,475
 Michigan43243943149,47350,69649,225
 Ohio9431,009989106,884105,038106,426
 Wisconsin41342040848,75446,39542,644
West North Central2,2582,2812,212200,109193,754186,548
 Iowa41946745439,95937,03435,428
 Kansas42939237430,01627,06727,045
 Minnesota43243342543,86542,14939,336
 Missouri54655153452,67954,82954,415
 Nebraska23123622818,16917,87716,378
 North Dakota8788847,1256,9546,582
 South Dakota1141141138,2967,8447,364
South Atlantic2,2152,4182,374243,069264,147263,651
 Delaware4243424,7394,9064,679
 District of Columbia1920213,2063,0783,114
 Florida62773269372,65683,36582,546
 Georgia35236336038,09739,81739,998
 Maryland21825524328,39431,49529,362
 North Carolina39141042338,32241,37643,022
 South Carolina16617817816,68218,10218,306
 Virginia27127827830,07030,59531,472
 West Virginia12913913610,90311,41311,152
East South Central1,0141,0711,06599,707106,250108,105
 Alabama22122522823,35325,24826,369
 Kentucky28830729623,22125,34125,629
 Mississippi18319020416,05917,06818,149
 Tennessee32234933737,07438,59337,958
West South Central2,2642,1992,069224,695224,100217,469
 Arkansas25625524229,95225,71524,791
 Louisiana33733731437,76939,43038,397
 Oklahoma40539237033,91833,90332,733
 Texas1,2661,2151,143123,056125,052121,548
Mountain80082778570,13475,15273,464
 Arizona15215013516,16217,45816,451
 Colorado21922521519,91220,24020,127
 Idaho7684805,7476,1816,258
 Montana1001041017,2107,6677,489
 Nevada4251443,9985,5475,197
 New Mexico8380816,9697,2897,443
 Utah9193907,1017,6517,438
 Wyoming3740393,0353,1193,061
Pacific1,8771,8561,802185,879175,994171,025
 Alaska151514814821806
 California1,3821,3691,342140,203131,762129,658
 Hawaii3445452,5134,0064,059
 Oregon16115014113,88513,50012,789
 Washington28527726028,46425,90523,713
Residents Occupancy rate 1 Resident rate 2
Geographic division and State 1995 2000 2003 1995 2000 2003 1995 2000 2003
United States1,479,5501,480,0761,451,67284.582.482.6404.5349.1308.0
New England105,792106,308101,56191.689.790.8474.2419.5359.2
 Connecticut29,94829,65728,62291.291.491.6541.7461.4386.8
 Maine8,5877,2986,95492.988.592.1417.9313.0274.9
 Massachusetts49,76549,80546,99391.388.989.8477.3426.8366.8
 New Hampshire6,8777,1587,14592.891.391.5434.1392.6346.7
 Rhode Island8,8239,0418,52891.888.091.0476.9432.6363.1
 Vermont1,7923,3493,31996.289.592.7207.0335.0296.7
Middle Atlantic228,649242,674239,28693.690.690.6384.0354.2313.8
 New Jersey40,39745,83744,35691.987.887.7351.6337.0290.3
 New York103,409112,957113,45696.093.792.5371.8362.6330.5
 Pennsylvania84,84383,88081,47491.688.289.7419.2353.1305.9
East North Central294,319289,404278,33980.078.377.2476.1414.3358.1
 Illinois83,69683,60479,83381.175.574.8495.3435.4377.4
 Indiana44,32842,32840,62374.574.673.2548.9462.3401.9
 Michigan43,27142,61541,54787.584.184.4345.0299.1256.5
 Ohio79,02681,94679,83973.978.075.0499.5463.5406.5
 Wisconsin43,99838,91136,49790.283.985.6518.9406.9343.2
West North Central164,660157,224149,00482.381.179.9489.6429.8378.5
 Iowa27,50629,20427,80568.878.978.5458.0448.5394.8
 Kansas25,14022,23021,08583.882.178.0528.9429.4384.5
 Minnesota41,16338,81336,23193.892.192.1537.4453.4380.0
 Missouri39,89138,58637,34575.770.468.6432.8391.5361.1
 Nebraska16,16614,98913,59889.083.883.0501.4441.5376.0
 North Dakota6,8686,3436,13796.491.293.2522.0430.7380.8
 South Dakota7,9267,0596,80395.590.092.4543.3438.8391.4
South Atlantic217,303227,818232,18589.486.288.1335.4291.9264.6
 Delaware3,8193,9003,96280.679.584.7448.7369.7318.6
 District of Columbia2,5762,8582,86180.392.991.9297.6318.4306.0
 Florida61,84569,05071,98785.182.887.2228.2208.4193.7
 Georgia35,93336,55936,37294.391.890.9496.0416.1375.4
 Maryland24,71625,62925,27087.081.486.1432.7383.1326.1
 North Carolina35,51136,65837,93692.788.688.2401.1347.6320.1
 South Carolina14,56815,73916,22087.386.988.6366.0313.1278.1
 Virginia28,11927,09127,61493.588.587.7385.2310.4277.9
 West Virginia10,21610,3349,96393.790.589.3355.2325.2298.4
East South Central91,56396,34895,93891.890.788.7416.6385.5363.2
 Alabama21,69123,08923,56492.991.489.4370.1343.1329.6
 Kentucky20,69622,73022,81489.189.789.0391.9390.1370.5
 Mississippi15,24715,81516,05794.992.788.5405.3368.7366.8
 Tennessee33,92934,71433,50391.589.988.3479.6426.1383.6
West South Central169,047159,160156,29775.271.071.9486.1397.6368.7
 Arkansas20,82319,31717,99769.575.172.6508.3415.5365.9
 Louisiana32,49330,73529,15186.077.975.9639.3523.8470.0
 Oklahoma26,37723,83321,67977.870.366.2499.1416.8372.6
 Texas89,35485,27587,47072.668.272.0439.9358.4343.7
Mountain58,73859,37958,45183.879.079.6335.9271.2229.4
 Arizona12,38213,25313,24576.675.980.5233.3193.4163.7
 Colorado17,05517,04516,34485.784.281.2420.6353.5300.7
 Idaho4,6974,6404,75481.775.176.0321.7257.0224.2
 Montana6,4155,9735,73989.077.976.6491.4389.5328.1
 Nevada3,6453,6574,30891.265.982.9312.0215.3195.3
 New Mexico6,0516,5036,28086.889.284.4332.0279.0236.9
 Utah5,8325,7035,30682.174.571.3323.5262.2213.3
 Wyoming2,6612,6052,47587.783.580.9468.2386.8334.2
Pacific149,479141,761140,61180.480.582.2302.4241.3207.7
 Alaska63459561977.972.576.8348.0225.9185.2
 California109,805106,460107,57878.380.883.0302.9250.1220.2
 Hawaii2,4133,5583,80696.088.893.8178.5202.6172.4
 Oregon11,6739,9908,64084.174.067.6244.9173.9131.0
 Washington24,95421,15819,96887.781.784.2362.5251.6205.9
1

Percent of beds occupied (number of nursing home residents per 100 nursing home beds).

2

Number of nursing home residents (all ages) per 1,000 resident population 85 years of age and over. Resident rates for 1995–99 are based on population estimates projected from the 1990 census. Starting with 2000, resident rates are based on the 2000 census.

NOTES: Annual numbers of nursing homes, beds, and residents are based on a 15-month OSCAR reporting cycle. See Appendix I, Online Survey Certification and Reporting Database (OSCAR). Data for additional years are available. See Appendix III.

SOURCES: Cowles CM, 1995 Nursing Home Statistical Yearbook. Anacortes, WA: Cowles Research Group, 1995; Cowles CM, 2000 Nursing Home Statistical Yearbook. Washington, DC: American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, 2001; and Cowles Research Group, unpublished data. Based on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) database.

From: Trend Tables

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