Table 11_1_3-8

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_3.8
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who always got care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama77.42.5
Alaska67.73.6
Arizona64.22.9
Arkansas68.83.7
California71.81.7
Colorado75.93.4
Connecticut72.03.7
Delaware72.23.9
District of Columbia66.24.1
Florida70.71.8
Georgia66.32.5
Hawaii79.03.7
Idaho68.33.9
Indiana73.52.5
Iowa78.33.6
Kansas75.43.8
Kentucky71.42.8
Louisiana70.83.1
Maine74.83.6
Maryland69.62.7
Massachusetts73.02.5
Michigan74.31.9
Minnesota74.13.7
Mississippi72.83.8
Missouri67.82.8
Montana74.83.9
Nebraska75.24.0
Nevada68.33.9
New Hampshire75.93.7
New Jersey68.92.4
New Mexico65.13.9
New York69.51.8
North Carolina72.12.1
North Dakota70.24.2
Ohio70.42.0
Oklahoma66.33.6
Oregon64.24.3
Pennsylvania73.52.0
Puerto Rico73.63.3
Rhode Island74.53.5
South Carolina73.32.7
South Dakota70.64.9
Tennessee71.92.6
Texas69.51.8
Utah73.43.7
Vermont74.83.9
Virgin Islands63.54.1
Virginia71.22.3
Washington70.72.7
West Virginia64.73.8
Wisconsin72.32.6
Wyoming74.73.5

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_3-8: 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_3-8.html