Table 11_1_23-2

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_23.2
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total88.70.188.70.1
Alabama90.50.690.80.7
Alaska85.23.689.22.4
Arizona90.00.688.80.6
Arkansas88.90.788.00.8
California87.90.387.40.3
Colorado88.10.588.90.5
Connecticut89.70.887.91.0
Delaware88.91.189.11.1
District of Columbia76.57.4DSUDSU
Florida89.50.289.30.2
Georgia89.70.590.50.5
Hawaii83.71.987.71.9
Idaho87.31.189.71.2
Illinois88.20.487.50.4
Indiana88.50.588.50.6
Iowa89.60.589.10.5
Kansas89.01.088.90.9
Kentucky89.90.589.20.5
Louisiana89.71.090.01.0
Maine86.91.288.61.3
Maryland87.00.688.30.6
Massachusetts88.00.688.40.6
Michigan88.10.488.90.4
Minnesota86.80.688.00.6
Mississippi88.81.989.21.9
Missouri89.30.688.80.6
Montana88.11.786.81.5
Nebraska89.00.988.51.0
Nevada87.10.889.20.8
New Hampshire88.92.089.31.9
New Jersey87.90.688.90.6
New Mexico86.41.187.51.1
New York87.50.487.40.4
North Carolina89.20.489.40.4
North Dakota89.51.189.21.2
Ohio88.50.389.00.3
Oklahoma91.30.990.51.0
Oregon87.30.688.90.7
Pennsylvania89.90.489.50.4
Puerto Rico53.75.548.24.7
Rhode Island88.31.289.81.1
South Carolina90.70.788.20.8
South Dakota89.71.388.71.3
Tennessee89.10.588.90.5
Texas89.50.389.00.3
Utah88.21.089.41.0
Vermont88.31.387.81.4
Virginia88.20.587.50.6
Washington87.60.587.00.6
West Virginia89.80.888.70.8
Wisconsin88.90.488.70.5
WyomingDSUDSUDSUDSU

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_23-2: 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_23-2.html