Table 11_1_24-2

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_24.2
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain management, by State, 2006 and 2008
 20082006
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total94.50.194.20.1
Alabama96.30.4195.60.6
Alaska93.32.6791.52.9
Arizona94.40.4693.80.5
Arkansas95.30.5094.70.9
California93.40.2393.00.3
Colorado94.40.3892.80.5
Connecticut94.50.6394.10.9
Delaware94.70.8194.31.0
District of ColumbiaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida94.60.1894.40.2
Georgia95.00.3794.30.4
Hawaii93.91.3691.71.8
Idaho94.00.8493.91.1
Illinois94.50.3094.10.4
Indiana94.50.3994.80.5
Iowa95.70.3595.30.4
Kansas95.70.6896.00.6
Kentucky95.50.3495.20.4
Louisiana95.70.6995.11.0
Maine92.60.9994.31.0
Maryland95.40.4194.40.5
Massachusetts94.60.4594.10.5
Michigan93.80.3193.80.3
Minnesota93.80.4594.80.5
Mississippi95.81.3091.01.8
Missouri94.70.4594.20.5
Montana94.61.2795.51.1
Nebraska95.80.6194.90.9
Nevada94.90.5794.60.6
New Hampshire95.31.3894.81.2
New Jersey94.00.4892.30.6
New Mexico94.80.7993.60.9
New York93.90.2993.70.3
North Carolina95.40.2695.20.3
North Dakota94.80.8695.70.9
Ohio95.10.1995.00.2
Oklahoma93.80.8094.80.8
Oregon92.50.5293.10.6
Pennsylvania94.90.2895.20.3
Puerto Rico100.00.0098.81.2
Rhode Island94.60.8995.31.0
South Carolina95.80.5595.20.7
South Dakota93.91.0893.91.0
Tennessee94.40.4094.50.5
Texas94.70.2394.60.3
Utah94.80.7193.30.9
Vermont93.61.0992.81.2
Virginia93.80.4393.30.5
Washington93.60.4093.10.5
West Virginia95.40.5796.40.5
Wisconsin94.20.3593.70.5
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_24-2: 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_24-2.html