Table 9_3_1-2

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_3_1.2
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, by State, 2006 and 2007
State20072006
Number of providersPercentSENumber of providersPercentSE
Total135,83294.30.1111,31494.20.1
Alabama1,53396.50.51,10195.60.6
Alaska15188.72.69491.52.9
Arizona2,36593.60.52,02393.80.5
Arkansas1,54196.00.568094.70.9
California10,52892.80.38,09093.00.3
Colorado3,36193.60.43,06392.80.5
Connecticut96693.90.875194.10.9
Delaware65992.91.057894.31.0
District of Columbia******
Florida15,30494.70.210,40994.40.2
Georgia3,44095.40.42,87294.30.4
Hawaii24789.91.922891.71.8
Idaho56093.61.049393.91.1
Illinois5,59994.40.34,52694.10.4
Indiana2,99394.90.42,01894.80.5
Iowa2,91995.10.42,88795.30.4
Kansas94494.70.792996.00.6
Kentucky3,64795.60.33,55895.20.4
Louisiana72994.40.944695.11.0
Maine54894.51.050594.31.0
Maryland2,88594.90.41,83894.40.5
Massachusetts2,39793.90.52,26694.10.5
Michigan5,74094.20.35,63093.80.3
Minnesota2,28894.40.51,69994.80.5
Mississippi23694.11.524591.01.8
Missouri2,30994.50.52,06394.20.5
Montana44992.01.337895.51.1
Nebraska89096.50.658494.90.9
Nevada1,42394.20.61,30994.60.6
New Hampshire24395.91.334694.81.2
New Jersey2,23893.90.51,81292.30.6
New Mexico78094.70.876593.60.9
New York6,36293.30.35,93593.70.3
North Carolina5,00995.30.34,08595.20.3
North Dakota61995.20.955795.70.9
Ohio9,53094.90.28,70095.00.2
Oklahoma85593.80.871794.80.8
Oregon2,05192.30.61,78993.10.6
Pennsylvania5,44694.70.34,14495.20.3
Puerto Rico7698.71.38598.81.2
Rhode Island66093.90.947095.31.0
South Carolina1,28795.60.683395.20.7
South Dakota47795.01.053993.91.0
Tennessee3,04494.60.42,35794.50.5
Texas8,25494.40.36,22594.60.3
Utah92294.70.784593.30.9
Vermont47992.51.247292.81.2
Virginia2,79993.70.52,74593.30.5
Washington2,83392.80.52,54193.10.5
West Virginia1,33495.80.61,19096.40.5
Wisconsin3,83694.00.42,88893.70.5
Wyoming******

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_3_1-2: 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_3_1-2.html