Table 10_1_8-3

2009 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 10_1_8.3
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly (by mouth), by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total40.40.237.80.1
Alabama45.31.040.60.8
Alaska39.62.537.92.3
Arizona39.90.937.91.0
Arkansas38.71.036.31.0
California41.50.539.10.5
Colorado37.31.034.50.9
Connecticut37.71.134.31.1
Delaware39.93.132.02.3
District of Columbia42.24.543.35.1
Florida40.30.639.20.5
Georgia45.31.139.50.9
Hawaii39.11.935.12.0
Idaho36.71.434.01.5
Illinois45.10.842.10.7
Indiana39.80.836.50.8
Iowa34.50.934.51.1
Kansas35.91.333.71.0
Kentucky36.70.835.70.8
Louisiana42.50.838.70.9
Maine40.41.635.41.6
Maryland43.51.239.11.2
Massachusetts43.51.136.51.0
Michigan43.40.741.20.7
Minnesota33.60.930.50.9
Mississippi46.81.341.41.4
Missouri40.40.933.50.8
Montana35.41.931.71.6
Nebraska36.22.032.81.6
Nevada44.31.542.11.7
New Hampshire41.52.039.81.4
New Jersey45.01.139.21.1
New Mexico42.31.444.31.5
New York39.40.837.00.7
North Carolina35.80.633.30.6
North Dakota38.62.632.42.3
Ohio37.20.633.70.6
Oklahoma38.70.836.80.9
Oregon38.01.034.41.1
Pennsylvania41.00.739.50.8
Rhode Island43.32.333.62.2
South Carolina43.61.238.80.9
South Dakota34.02.540.41.9
Tennessee43.00.839.10.8
Texas39.70.538.80.5
Utah45.01.841.51.8
Vermont35.81.541.22.3
Virginia39.60.838.40.7
Washington37.70.837.40.9
West Virginia38.81.234.31.2
Wisconsin35.21.131.81.0
Wyoming33.72.634.92.4

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in March-April and reflect care delivered mainly in the previous year.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/10_functional_status/T10_1_8-3.html