Table 11_1_1-8

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 11_1_1.8
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who always got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama67.11.8
Alaska61.02.6
Arizona55.32.0
Arkansas65.72.5
California60.01.1
Colorado62.42.4
Connecticut66.62.3
Delaware67.52.5
District of Columbia55.62.7
Florida62.31.2
Georgia59.31.7
Hawaii67.12.7
Idaho57.62.8
Indiana61.41.8
Iowa61.12.7
Kansas61.22.7
Kentucky61.22.0
Louisiana57.92.2
Maine59.92.6
Maryland61.71.8
Massachusetts62.11.8
Michigan61.31.4
Minnesota62.12.6
Mississippi57.42.7
Missouri62.11.8
Montana58.42.8
Nebraska61.72.8
Nevada59.92.7
New Hampshire60.82.7
New Jersey60.01.5
New Mexico54.12.7
New York63.71.2
North Carolina65.31.5
North Dakota51.12.8
Ohio61.81.3
Oklahoma56.72.4
Oregon56.12.8
Pennsylvania64.91.3
Puerto Rico62.42.9
Rhode Island63.92.7
South Carolina65.71.9
South Dakota56.72.9
Tennessee60.31.8
Texas60.31.2
Utah62.22.8
Vermont61.12.7
Virgin Islands59.13.0
Virginia60.51.6
Washington60.61.9
West Virginia60.82.6
Wisconsin62.61.8
Wyoming57.22.7

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_1-8: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/11_timeliness/T11_1_1-8.html