Methodology

Below are resources that include more information on technical data definitions and data sourcing.

DATA DICTIONARY

Each of the charts on this website is built using data that comes from clearly defined measures. The HQCA has summarized these measure definitions in a data dictionary. It includes more information about things like the measure calculations, sources of the data, analytical assumptions, exclusions, and limitations.

Click here for the data dictionary.

SURVEY METHODOLOGY

From May to October 2017 the HQCA surveyed family members of residents about their experiences with long term care.

Click here for the survey methodology.