Table 9_2_8-3

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_8.3
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by State, 2005 and 2007a
State20072005
Number of providersPercentSENumber of providersPercentSE
Total8,97231.90.136,99030.90.1
Alabama14331.10.7014031.70.7
Alaska1624.11.851223.92.8
Arizona8526.81.036725.00.9
Arkansas17235.60.7816135.10.8
California64926.50.3954025.20.4
Colorado13428.60.9311328.20.9
Connecticut8235.91.168035.41.2
Delaware1827.31.781427.62.2
District of Columbia2326.02.731531.11.9
Florida80324.90.3353224.70.4
Georgia9828.20.789530.20.9
Hawaii1423.51.631425.21.7
Idaho4824.71.074924.40.9
Illinois48332.90.5530430.30.6
Indiana18634.40.8514632.80.9
Iowa17536.11.1216234.80.9
Kansas12928.71.1511128.70.9
Kentucky10234.20.819932.80.8
Louisiana21843.30.8320542.20.8
Maine2927.71.642827.01.5
Maryland4824.60.824524.90.8
Massachusetts12734.10.9810334.30.9
Michigan38028.80.4425727.30.4
Minnesota20032.71.0416332.71.0
Mississippi5440.11.395437.51.3
Missouri16726.90.7214626.70.7
Montana3524.21.353425.51.4
Nebraska6825.31.035725.11.3
Nevada6827.81.055026.70.9
New Hampshire3630.41.543333.51.6
New Jersey4927.70.764829.00.8
New Mexico6629.01.275927.91.3
New York18539.31.3518339.61.3
North Carolina16830.90.5316230.80.6
North Dakota2322.12.872523.02.1
Ohio46737.30.6932334.50.7
Oklahoma21439.20.8018737.20.8
Oregon5622.10.855921.10.7
Pennsylvania29525.20.5223726.20.5
Rhode Island2230.11.942130.61.4
South Carolina6731.70.956532.30.8
South Dakota3922.61.793422.41.9
Tennessee13933.40.7213333.60.7
Texas1,79837.70.321,12735.60.3
Utah6821.20.904622.71.0
Vermont1230.01.241232.81.5
Virginia18529.10.7215027.50.6
Washington6021.90.675722.00.6
West Virginia6128.81.185727.91.0
Wisconsin12627.71.0210228.21.1
Wyoming2725.41.922226.11.6

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_8-3: 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_8-3.html