Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Data include residents of CMS-certified nursing homes who ever had an assessment (in the MDS dataset). Percentage includes U.S. residents (i.e., not adjusted for state or facility). Residents who lived in multiple states during a single year were included once in each state they lived in.
Vaccination status is ascertained by the staff member completing the resident assessment instrument based on medical records.
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