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Table 3 Facility Differences in Level of Reliability Across Quality Indicators

From: Inter-rater reliability of nursing home quality indicators in the U.S

  6 or more kappas UNDER .40 Intermediate kappa performance 12 or more kappas OVER .70
Number of nursing homes 35 144 40
Occupancy .82 (.19) .84 (.14) .81 (.19)
% Medicaid 48 (35) 48 (34) 50 (31)
% Medicare 26 (30) 26 (32) 22 (27)
Average admission nursing case-mix index 1.01 (.14) 1.01 (.16) 1.00 (.17)
Average quarterly nursing case-mix index .73 (.07) .73 (.09) .71 (.10)
Intra-state ranking of health deficiencies (1–20) 9 (6) 9 (6) 8 (5)