NursingR Documentation

Nursing Homes


Characteristics of nursing homes in New Mexico.


A dataset with 52 observations on the following 7 variables.

Beds Number of beds in the nursing home
InPatientDays Annual medical in-patient days (in hundreds)
AllPatientDays Annual total patient days (in hundreds)
PatientRevenue Annual patient care revenue (in hundreds of dollars)
NurseSalaries Annual nursing salaries (in hundreds of dollars)
FacilitiesExpend Annual facilities expenditure (in hundreds of dollars)
Rural 1=rural or 0=non-rural


The data were collected by the Department of Health and Social Services of the State of New Mexico and cover 52 of the 60 licensed nursing facilities in New Mexico in 1988.


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Howard L. Smith, Niell F. Piland, and Nancy Fisher, "A Comparison of Financial Performance, Organizational Characteristics, and Management Strategy Among Rural and Urban Nursing Facilities," Journal of Rural Health, Winter 1992, pp 27-40.