Table 12_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 12_1_3.8
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully to them, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama76.31.6
Alaska77.52.4
Arizona72.91.8
Arkansas76.72.2
California73.51.1
Colorado75.32.2
Connecticut70.92.3
Delaware77.42.2
District of Columbia75.22.4
Florida73.61.1
Georgia72.71.6
Hawaii79.82.2
Idaho72.52.6
Indiana76.31.5
Iowa74.02.5
Kansas79.02.3
Kentucky75.61.8
Louisiana77.21.9
Maine77.42.2
Maryland75.71.6
Massachusetts75.21.6
Michigan77.01.2
Minnesota77.72.3
Mississippi77.32.4
Missouri73.31.7
Montana75.92.5
Nebraska76.02.5
Nevada74.12.5
New Hampshire73.42.4
New Jersey74.11.4
New Mexico73.62.4
New York75.21.0
North Carolina75.51.3
North Dakota71.52.7
Ohio75.01.1
Oklahoma71.52.2
Oregon76.72.4
Pennsylvania78.01.1
Puerto Rico84.32.1
Rhode Island77.92.3
South Carolina79.21.6
South Dakota75.92.6
Tennessee77.31.6
Texas74.71.1
Utah70.52.7
Vermont76.12.4
Virgin Islands80.12.4
Virginia75.11.4
Washington71.81.8
West Virginia75.22.2
Wisconsin76.21.6
Wyoming72.32.5

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_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/nhqrdr08/12_patientcenteredness/T12_1_3-8.html