Table 9_3_2-2

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_2.2
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes, by State, 2006 and 2007
State20072006
Number of providersPercentSENumber of providersPercentSE
Total60,69294.40.156,24094.50.1
Alabama78794.00.955095.60.9
Alaska******
Arizona63195.60.859296.00.8
Arkansas26196.21.2***
California2,80794.50.42,78994.20.4
Colorado1,70493.40.61,46292.80.7
Connecticut77293.00.965494.70.9
Delaware******
District of Columbia******
Florida2,89494.30.42,96494.30.4
Georgia1,91696.70.41,77895.80.5
Hawaii30990.31.727791.01.7
Idaho53995.60.949194.31.1
Illinois3,15794.50.42,58294.20.5
Indiana1,78994.30.61,03194.80.7
Iowa2,00094.20.52,28494.20.5
Kansas37995.31.134795.41.1
Kentucky26393.91.542692.71.3
Louisiana24595.11.45991.53.7
Maine12295.91.85294.23.3
Maryland2,05395.80.41,67794.90.5
Massachusetts1,26094.10.71,46795.30.6
Michigan2,87894.50.42,62395.70.4
Minnesota2,13895.00.51,56596.10.5
Mississippi8295.12.410994.52.2
Missouri1,27595.60.61,41695.60.6
Montana41294.71.129293.81.4
Nebraska40196.31.023298.70.7
Nevada1,06492.10.898990.90.9
New Hampshire28394.71.339795.51.1
New Jersey39696.21.037396.31.0
New Mexico21693.51.725692.61.6
New York3,72394.30.43,91294.20.4
North Carolina3,49193.90.43,52294.40.4
North Dakota62094.01.057794.80.9
Ohio4,54893.80.44,45894.60.3
Oklahoma31193.91.418295.11.6
Oregon96995.10.780094.50.8
Pennsylvania3,06894.50.42,92195.50.4
Puerto Rico******
Rhode Island4495.53.21994.75.3
South Carolina74793.70.947690.61.3
South Dakota48195.01.055893.61.0
Tennessee88793.90.869595.70.8
Texas82493.80.81,25494.60.6
Utah84393.70.869094.90.8
Vermont******
Virginia88396.30.671894.30.9
Washington2,17495.20.52,16593.30.5
West Virginia74195.00.868094.70.9
Wisconsin3,30492.60.52,87994.00.4
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_2-2: 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_2-2.html