Table 11_1_25-2

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_25.2
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes, by State, 2006 and 2008
 20082006
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total94.20.0994.50.1
Alabama94.41.0395.60.9
AlaskaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Arizona93.30.8596.00.8
Arkansas95.40.83DSUDSU
California94.10.4194.20.4
Colorado93.70.8692.80.7
Connecticut92.50.9594.70.9
DelawareDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of ColumbiaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida94.00.4394.30.4
Georgia95.30.5195.80.5
Hawaii89.91.6691.01.7
Idaho94.90.8394.31.1
Illinois95.20.3594.20.5
Indiana93.90.4894.80.7
Iowa94.50.5094.20.5
Kansas94.81.0795.41.1
Kentucky93.61.1992.71.3
Louisiana95.31.4691.53.7
Maine96.81.2994.23.3
Maryland95.10.5394.90.5
Massachusetts93.60.7695.30.6
Michigan95.10.3995.70.4
Minnesota96.10.3796.10.5
Mississippi97.61.6994.52.2
Missouri94.50.6395.60.6
Montana94.21.4293.81.4
Nebraska92.91.2698.70.7
Nevada93.01.5190.90.9
New Hampshire96.31.1495.51.1
New Jersey95.30.9496.31.0
New Mexico94.61.4692.61.6
New York94.20.4794.20.4
North Carolina93.70.4394.40.4
North Dakota91.81.0494.80.9
Ohio94.50.3194.60.3
Oklahoma94.91.1495.11.6
Oregon94.20.7194.50.8
Pennsylvania93.30.4295.50.4
Puerto Rico100.00.00DSUDSU
Rhode Island90.04.8094.75.3
South Carolina93.01.0790.61.3
South Dakota95.01.0393.61.0
Tennessee95.60.7995.70.8
Texas94.20.7594.60.6
Utah92.90.8994.90.8
VermontDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia94.00.7694.30.9
Washington93.60.5093.30.5
West Virginia93.70.9794.70.9
Wisconsin92.80.4494.00.4
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_25-2: 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_25-2.html