Table 11_1_22-3

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_22.3
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total30.80.130.90.1
Alabama29.90.631.70.7
Alaska25.12.923.92.8
Arizona30.60.725.00.9
Arkansas33.20.735.10.8
California26.20.325.20.4
Colorado27.70.728.20.9
Connecticut33.71.035.41.2
Delaware26.41.627.62.2
District of Columbia23.31.731.11.9
Florida26.20.324.70.4
Georgia28.80.730.20.9
Hawaii25.21.325.21.7
Idaho24.20.724.40.9
Illinois31.60.530.30.6
Indiana33.30.732.80.9
Iowa33.40.834.80.9
Kansas28.00.928.70.9
Kentucky32.70.732.80.8
Louisiana40.20.842.20.8
Maine25.71.727.01.5
Maryland27.30.624.90.8
Massachusetts31.40.834.30.9
Michigan26.70.427.30.4
Minnesota31.30.832.71.0
Mississippi36.31.137.51.3
Missouri26.70.526.70.7
Montana25.61.525.51.4
Nebraska28.01.025.11.3
Nevada30.01.226.70.9
New Hampshire29.21.033.51.6
New Jersey28.10.729.00.8
New Mexico30.11.127.91.3
New York37.61.039.61.3
North Carolina29.40.430.80.6
North Dakota23.31.323.02.1
Ohio34.10.534.50.7
Oklahoma37.10.737.20.8
Oregon24.80.721.10.7
Pennsylvania27.30.526.20.5
Rhode Island30.81.630.61.4
South Carolina29.00.732.30.8
South Dakota25.11.222.41.9
Tennessee32.80.633.60.7
Texas35.20.335.60.3
Utah21.80.822.71.0
Vermont29.51.232.81.5
Virginia29.00.527.50.6
Washington23.60.622.00.6
West Virginia30.20.927.91.0
Wisconsin27.70.928.21.1
Wyoming27.01.226.11.6

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_22-3: 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_22-3.html