Table 9_3_3-2

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_3.2
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, by State, 2007
State2007
Number of providersPercentSE
Total159,75088.70.1
Alabama1,75290.80.7
Alaska17689.22.4
Arizona2,84188.80.6
Arkansas1,73988.00.8
California12,40587.40.3
Colorado3,98688.90.5
Connecticut1,15687.91.0
Delaware76189.11.1
District of Columbia***
Florida18,79389.30.2
Georgia3,93390.50.5
Hawaii30987.71.9
Idaho65189.71.2
Illinois6,86887.50.4
Indiana3,30988.50.6
Iowa3,48089.10.5
Kansas1,12188.90.9
Kentucky4,09589.20.5
Louisiana85390.01.0
Maine63988.61.3
Maryland3,34388.30.6
Massachusetts2,94588.40.6
Michigan6,90388.90.4
Minnesota2,63288.00.6
Mississippi27789.21.9
Missouri2,66288.80.6
Montana52486.81.5
Nebraska1,02888.51.0
Nevada1,65289.20.8
New Hampshire28189.31.9
New Jersey2,80688.90.6
New Mexico88087.51.1
New York7,62087.40.4
North Carolina5,67689.40.4
North Dakota68589.21.2
Ohio10,99489.00.3
Oklahoma87590.51.0
Oregon2,32388.90.7
Pennsylvania6,62889.50.4
Puerto Rico11248.24.7
Rhode Island76889.81.1
South Carolina1,48688.20.8
South Dakota56488.71.3
Tennessee3,43388.90.5
Texas9,58489.00.3
Utah1,02189.41.0
Vermont54787.81.4
Virginia3,29087.50.6
Washington3,23687.00.6
West Virginia1,52388.70.8
Wisconsin4,53388.70.5
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_3-2: 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_3-2.html