Table 12_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 12_1_1.8
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama75.21.6
Alaska74.92.4
Arizona71.71.9
Arkansas75.12.2
California72.01.1
Colorado74.52.2
Connecticut73.62.2
Delaware78.02.2
District of Columbia75.12.4
Florida72.51.1
Georgia71.51.6
Hawaii77.42.3
Idaho72.72.6
Indiana74.91.5
Iowa74.52.4
Kansas76.12.4
Kentucky73.01.8
Louisiana76.81.9
Maine76.92.3
Maryland74.91.6
Massachusetts75.11.6
Michigan75.01.2
Minnesota77.42.3
Mississippi76.52.4
Missouri72.01.7
Montana75.52.5
Nebraska72.72.5
Nevada73.82.5
New Hampshire74.22.4
New Jersey73.61.4
New Mexico71.52.5
New York74.71.0
North Carolina74.31.4
North Dakota70.82.7
Ohio73.61.2
Oklahoma69.92.2
Oregon72.12.6
Pennsylvania76.71.2
Puerto Rico80.22.3
Rhode Island77.82.3
South Carolina77.71.7
South Dakota73.42.7
Tennessee74.61.6
Texas74.11.1
Utah68.72.8
Vermont74.52.4
Virgin Islands79.62.4
Virginia74.81.4
Washington70.01.8
West Virginia73.92.3
Wisconsin75.11.6
Wyoming71.02.5

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 12_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/nhqrdr08/12_patientcenteredness/T12_1_1-8.html