Table 9_2_9-3

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_9.3
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by State, 2005 and 2007a
State20072005
Number of providersPercentSENumber of providersPercentSE
Total8,97222.70.136,98422.60.1
Alabama14320.70.7314020.50.7
Alaska1623.22.021224.73.2
Arizona8524.50.886723.20.8
Arkansas17224.90.8916024.50.9
California64916.30.3953917.20.4
Colorado13425.10.7911324.70.8
Connecticut8229.41.048027.81.1
Delaware1822.72.101420.51.5
District of Columbia2322.32.791529.63.0
Florida80316.60.3453217.90.4
Georgia9822.10.709522.70.8
Hawaii1422.71.541424.11.5
Idaho4822.10.834921.90.8
Illinois48321.60.5930420.70.6
Indiana18623.90.8314624.30.9
Iowa17529.60.8616127.40.8
Kansas12922.40.9311122.00.9
Kentucky10225.90.809925.50.9
Louisiana21826.90.9120525.81.0
Maine2923.71.662822.61.6
Maryland4821.40.924522.90.9
Massachusetts12725.80.9610326.40.9
Michigan38021.30.5125721.10.5
Minnesota20028.00.8316327.80.8
Mississippi5426.71.515423.41.3
Missouri16722.40.6414622.20.6
Montana3520.91.143422.81.4
Nebraska6819.71.005720.71.1
Nevada6817.61.025021.21.4
New Hampshire3623.51.733327.71.8
New Jersey4922.60.874822.81.0
New Mexico6625.41.195924.21.2
New York18528.91.0018330.11.1
North Carolina16825.10.5916224.40.6
North Dakota2319.01.852518.51.5
Ohio46728.50.6432227.30.7
Oklahoma21424.10.8818622.80.8
Oregon5621.30.775920.20.7
Pennsylvania29520.50.5123720.60.5
Rhode Island2221.41.882121.51.8
South Carolina6723.00.936524.70.9
South Dakota3921.91.603418.31.5
Tennessee13925.00.7813324.80.8
Texas1,79823.60.351,12622.50.4
Utah6819.20.754620.00.9
Vermont1227.31.761226.01.2
Virginia18523.50.7515022.50.7
Washington6021.60.635719.70.8
West Virginia6125.21.205724.41.1
Wisconsin12624.81.0810225.11.1
Wyoming2722.31.632220.61.5

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_9-3: 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_9-3.html