Asthma Care Quality Improvement

Table E.5. Urgent Care Visits: % of Adults Currently with Asthma Who Had At Least One Urgent Care Visit for Asthma with Their Provider in the Past 12 Months

Table E.5. Urgent Care Visits: % of Adults Currently with Asthma Who Had At Least One Urgent Care Visit for Asthma with Their Provider in the Past 12 Months by States, DC and Territories, 2003

States All Adults P value compared to national average P value compared to top decile average Adults Age 18-64 Adults Age 65+
Sample Size % Standard Error Sample Size % Standard Error Sample Size % Standard Error
Total U.S. 7239 28.1 0.888     5923 29.2 1.012 1263 21.9 1.685
Top decile average 586 19.4 1.952 0.000   579 19.6 1.843 123 16.2 3.371
Bottom decile average 1028 35.5 1.863     828 36.5 2.089 173 33.6 4.503
Alabama N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Alaska N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Arizona N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Arkansas N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
California N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Colorado N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Connecticut 431 30.1 2.579 0.463 0.001 374 30.2 2.744 52 29.1 7.851
Delaware 322 33.2 3.517 0.160 0.001 265 33.2 3.811 54 33.2 9.334
District of Columbia 153 27.61 4.500 0.913 0.095 130 28.8 4.941 N/S N/S N/S
Florida N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Georgia 525 26.1 2.778 0.493 0.048 432 25.7 3.060 89 26.6 6.110
Hawaii 255 40.03 4.044 0.004 0.000 215 40.3 4.430 N/S N/S N/S
Idaho N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Illinois N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Indiana 447 31.2 2.402 0.226 0.000 372 32.8 2.702 74 20.2 5.224
Iowa 299 24.01 3.003 0.190 0.199 230 25.0 3.478 68 19.0 5.306
Kansas N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Kentucky N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Louisiana N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Maine N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Maryland 320 28.1 3.259 1.000 0.022 260 29.6 3.634 58 18.3 6.791
Massachusetts N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Michigan 321 26.31 2.955 0.560 0.051 255 28.0 3.347 63 17.0 4.886
Minnesota 256 19.11 3.154 0.006 0.936 212 21.1 3.535 N/S N/S N/S
Mississippi N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Missouri N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Montana N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Nebraska N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Nevada N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
New Hampshire 430 25.11 2.466 0.252 0.070 361 26.7 2.762 60 15.3 4.669
New Jersey 773 34.0 2.086 0.009 0.000 613 35.1 2.356 149 27.6 4.576
New Mexico 368 20.01 2.336 0.001 0.844 295 18.6 2.532 73 27.4 5.925
New York N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
North Carolina N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
North Dakota N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Ohio N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Oklahoma 559 27.8 2.241 0.901 0.005 439 26.6 2.459 119 33.8 5.021
Oregon N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Pennsylvania N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Rhode Island N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
South Carolina N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
South Dakota N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Tennessee N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Texas 401 31.3 2.994 0.306 0.001 325 33.1 3.436 73 21.0 4.874
Utah 305 27.31 4.046 0.847 0.079 252 27.8 4.434 50 24.9 7.728
Vermont 330 19.61 2.460 0.001 0.949 284 20.6 2.687 N/S N/S N/S
Virginia 425 28.8 2.817 0.813 0.006 344 31.2 3.566 80 18.5 5.164
Washington N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
West Virginia N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Wisconsin 319 22.51 2.915 0.066 0.377 265 21.3 3.010 53 28.5 8.202
Wyoming N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Guam N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Puerto Rico N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C
Virgin Islands N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C N/C

Source: Medstat calculations from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2003, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Notes: Estimates and standard errors have been weighted either to State or Nation as appropriate. Sample size varies across asthma measures because of varying applicability of questions to respondents and refusals.

DNC=Data Not Collected

DNS=Data Not Sufficient for Release (sample less than 50)

1 Indicates that the State estimate is not significantly different from the best in class average (P<0.05).
2 Indicates that the State estimate is statistically better than the national average (P<0.05).
3 Indicates that the State estimate is statistically worse than the national average (P<0.05).

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Internet Citation: Table E.5. Urgent Care Visits: % of Adults Currently with Asthma Who Had At Least One Urgent Care Visit for Asthma with Their Provider in the Past 12 Months. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/asthmaqual/asthmacare/table-e5.html