There is wide variation among hospitals in how often they insert feeding tubes in dementia patients who are admitted from nursing homes. Here are the acute care hospitals in the Bay Area that had at least 30 admissions from 2000 to 2007 of nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment who had never been tube-fed before. Click on the markers to see how often individual hospitals used feeding tubes on these patients. Click here to read the full article on use of feeding tubes.