Table 11_1_7-3

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_7.3
Home health care patients who are short of breath less often, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total56.30.255.30.2
Alabama55.41.356.71.0
Alaska58.73.455.23.5
Arizona60.01.462.20.9
Arkansas47.81.545.21.5
California61.40.660.00.6
Colorado60.51.257.71.1
Connecticut60.91.257.41.3
Delaware59.82.059.71.9
District of Columbia49.76.858.65.4
Florida53.90.754.10.6
Georgia62.01.258.21.4
Hawaii70.32.169.01.8
Idaho57.11.754.41.7
Illinois59.90.860.10.8
Indiana58.81.056.71.1
Iowa55.21.251.21.1
Kansas57.21.556.31.4
Kentucky57.71.153.11.0
Louisiana47.41.243.51.1
Maine62.81.858.51.5
Maryland65.51.564.41.3
Massachusetts60.31.156.01.0
Michigan62.30.761.40.6
Minnesota54.31.253.51.2
Mississippi58.41.754.11.5
Missouri60.61.057.50.9
Montana57.83.459.92.6
Nebraska57.91.955.51.9
Nevada59.61.959.81.9
New Hampshire61.11.657.71.5
New Jersey68.21.162.71.3
New Mexico59.81.661.41.7
New York59.20.958.40.9
North Carolina62.10.760.40.7
North Dakota60.32.961.02.9
Ohio56.10.853.80.8
Oklahoma50.91.244.91.3
Oregon61.61.160.71.3
Pennsylvania59.70.758.80.8
Rhode Island68.31.560.21.7
South Carolina67.31.263.51.1
South Dakota59.73.156.82.6
Tennessee58.31.055.21.1
Texas45.70.648.30.6
Utah64.91.763.31.4
Vermont54.92.756.52.7
Virginia58.91.158.01.1
Washington63.61.061.51.1
West Virginia58.91.355.21.3
Wisconsin59.91.355.41.2
Wyoming56.53.361.93.0

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_7-3: 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_7-3.html