Table 11_1_9-3

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_9.3
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total22.40.122.60.1
Alabama21.50.820.50.7
Alaska23.12.824.73.2
Arizona26.50.923.20.8
Arkansas23.50.924.50.9
California15.70.417.20.4
Colorado24.40.824.70.8
Connecticut28.01.027.81.1
Delaware22.02.120.51.5
District of Columbia17.62.729.63.0
Florida17.50.417.90.4
Georgia22.50.822.70.8
Hawaii23.51.124.11.5
Idaho21.40.921.90.8
Illinois20.50.620.70.6
Indiana25.00.924.30.9
Iowa28.30.827.40.8
Kansas22.61.022.00.9
Kentucky24.91.025.50.9
Louisiana26.51.025.81.0
Maine21.41.122.61.6
Maryland23.70.722.90.9
Massachusetts23.70.926.40.9
Michigan21.10.521.10.5
Minnesota26.80.727.80.8
Mississippi24.51.323.41.3
Missouri21.50.622.20.6
Montana23.61.422.81.4
Nebraska21.01.020.71.1
Nevada19.01.221.21.4
New Hampshire23.71.727.71.8
New Jersey22.21.022.81.0
New Mexico25.71.124.21.2
New York29.10.930.11.1
North Carolina24.20.524.40.6
North Dakota17.61.218.51.5
Ohio26.90.627.30.7
Oklahoma25.30.922.80.8
Oregon21.80.820.20.7
Pennsylvania21.50.520.60.5
Rhode Island23.01.621.51.8
South Carolina21.80.924.70.9
South Dakota21.41.618.31.5
Tennessee26.00.824.80.8
Texas23.30.422.50.4
Utah19.50.820.00.9
Vermont26.01.426.01.2
Virginia23.50.722.50.7
Washington22.60.519.70.8
West Virginia26.61.024.41.1
Wisconsin24.11.025.11.1
Wyoming24.51.020.61.5

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_9-3: 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_9-3.html