Table 9_2_6-3

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 9_2_6.3
Home health care patients who are short of breath less often, by State, 2005 and 2007a
State20072005
Number of providersPercentSENumber of providersPercentSE
Total8,97257.30.196,28655.30.2
Alabama14358.51.2013956.71.0
Alaska1660.12.50955.23.5
Arizona8562.81.046562.20.9
Arkansas17251.21.2813245.21.5
California64962.30.5951560.00.6
Colorado13460.81.049757.71.1
Connecticut8258.71.107257.41.3
Delaware1860.82.731359.71.9
District of Columbia2363.14.971158.65.4
Florida80356.60.7050354.10.6
Georgia9861.91.369158.21.4
Hawaii1471.21.791369.01.8
Idaho4855.61.734554.41.7
Illinois48358.90.8128660.10.8
Indiana18658.50.9612856.71.1
Iowa17555.31.2112351.21.1
Kansas12958.51.499156.31.4
Kentucky10257.51.129753.11.0
Louisiana21847.31.1618243.51.1
Maine2959.01.802658.51.5
Maryland4867.11.654464.41.3
Massachusetts12759.31.179556.01.0
Michigan38062.80.6625261.40.6
Minnesota20054.41.1611253.51.2
Mississippi5457.71.685354.11.5
Missouri16759.91.0813857.50.9
Montana3559.32.913059.92.6
Nebraska6857.62.124655.51.9
Nevada6861.71.584759.81.9
New Hampshire3659.71.923057.71.5
New Jersey4967.40.974862.71.3
New Mexico6662.61.645561.41.7
New York18559.00.9415258.40.9
North Carolina16861.90.7815760.40.7
North Dakota2364.73.192261.02.9
Ohio46755.40.8327353.80.8
Oklahoma21448.91.1816544.91.3
Oregon5661.31.135760.71.3
Pennsylvania29561.20.7222558.80.8
Rhode Island2263.61.512060.21.7
South Carolina6767.31.176163.51.1
South Dakota3962.12.892456.82.6
Tennessee13960.30.9912955.21.1
Texas1,79848.60.5895448.30.6
Utah6865.61.644563.31.4
Vermont1256.82.721256.52.7
Virginia18560.30.9314358.01.1
Washington6062.31.165661.51.1
West Virginia6160.11.315655.21.3
Wisconsin12663.11.538355.41.2
Wyoming2757.63.621861.93.0

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp on March 31, 2006, for the 2005 estimates and on April 18, 2008, for the 2007 estimates.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_2_6-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/9_nursinghome_homehealth_hospice/T9_2_6-3.html