Table 12_1_11-8

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_11.8
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who gave a best rating for health care they received, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama60.71.8
Alaska59.62.5
Arizona55.02.0
Arkansas58.92.5
California61.11.2
Colorado61.12.4
Connecticut61.82.4
Delaware69.32.4
District of Columbia62.82.7
Florida60.21.2
Georgia59.71.7
Hawaii66.02.6
Idaho60.02.7
Indiana63.51.7
Iowa67.62.5
Kansas65.32.6
Kentucky58.92.0
Louisiana68.32.0
Maine66.22.6
Maryland60.31.7
Massachusetts62.51.8
Michigan63.31.4
Minnesota66.42.5
Mississippi57.22.7
Missouri62.51.8
Montana61.12.7
Nebraska64.02.7
Nevada56.22.8
New Hampshire58.72.7
New Jersey57.81.5
New Mexico56.82.6
New York60.91.2
North Carolina60.01.5
North Dakota59.72.8
Ohio60.61.3
Oklahoma59.62.3
Oregon55.02.7
Pennsylvania62.11.3
Puerto Rico73.02.6
Rhode Island65.52.6
South Carolina61.51.9
South Dakota64.22.9
Tennessee64.21.8
Texas63.61.2
Utah59.72.8
Vermont61.52.7
Virgin Islands51.42.9
Virginia61.31.6
Washington60.01.9
West Virginia57.02.6
Wisconsin65.01.7
Wyoming54.02.7

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 12_1_11-8: 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_11-8.html