Table 12_1_7-8

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_7.8
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007
StatePercentSE
Alabama80.91.5
Alaska78.72.3
Arizona77.31.7
Arkansas80.12.1
California77.81.0
Colorado82.42.0
Connecticut79.22.1
Delaware82.12.0
District of Columbia80.92.2
Florida77.31.0
Georgia76.51.5
Hawaii82.92.1
Idaho78.42.4
Indiana80.51.4
Iowa80.12.2
Kansas83.42.1
Kentucky77.71.7
Louisiana82.21.7
Maine81.72.1
Maryland81.11.4
Massachusetts80.81.5
Michigan79.21.2
Minnesota83.22.0
Mississippi82.72.1
Missouri78.11.6
Montana78.12.4
Nebraska77.92.4
Nevada79.62.3
New Hampshire79.32.2
New Jersey79.51.2
New Mexico77.32.3
New York79.81.0
North Carolina79.51.3
North Dakota78.22.5
Ohio79.61.1
Oklahoma73.62.2
Oregon77.02.4
Pennsylvania80.61.1
Puerto Rico87.61.9
Rhode Island82.62.1
South Carolina84.61.5
South Dakota78.42.5
Tennessee80.51.5
Texas79.71.0
Utah74.32.6
Vermont79.62.3
Virgin Islands87.02.0
Virginia81.31.3
Washington75.31.7
West Virginia79.92.1
Wisconsin80.41.5
Wyoming74.02.4

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_7-8: 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_7-8.html