Table 11_1_10-3

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 11_1_10.3
Home health care patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total65.00.164.60.2
Alabama66.30.764.20.8
Alaska72.83.374.83.3
Arizona64.10.869.71.1
Arkansas62.20.860.10.9
California70.30.471.00.4
Colorado67.40.966.51.0
Connecticut61.91.259.31.3
Delaware70.01.868.32.7
District of Columbia75.01.866.92.2
Florida69.80.370.60.4
Georgia67.80.866.61.1
Hawaii71.51.972.91.9
Idaho69.70.969.61.1
Illinois64.50.565.90.6
Indiana62.80.763.31.0
Iowa60.40.959.20.9
Kansas66.61.066.21.0
Kentucky64.00.764.30.9
Louisiana54.70.850.20.9
Maine71.41.969.91.7
Maryland69.70.771.70.8
Massachusetts65.70.861.70.9
Michigan70.10.469.10.5
Minnesota63.90.962.01.2
Mississippi59.81.157.21.5
Missouri69.00.668.70.8
Montana70.11.470.01.7
Nebraska67.51.170.61.3
Nevada65.71.368.61.0
New Hampshire66.61.562.21.7
New Jersey69.30.868.20.9
New Mexico64.61.166.31.3
New York59.51.056.81.4
North Carolina67.10.566.10.6
North Dakota71.51.572.82.5
Ohio62.20.561.90.7
Oklahoma56.90.856.60.9
Oregon71.00.875.00.9
Pennsylvania69.60.670.70.6
Rhode Island64.82.264.82.0
South Carolina67.80.764.41.0
South Dakota70.71.373.71.8
Tennessee64.30.763.60.8
Texas59.30.358.80.4
Utah72.80.970.11.2
Vermont66.41.161.31.9
Virginia67.80.670.20.7
Washington72.80.674.70.8
West Virginia67.30.969.81.2
Wisconsin68.61.067.81.2
Wyoming67.11.067.81.6

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 11_1_10-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_10-3.html