Table 13_1_1-8

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 13_1_1.8
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Alabama61.72.067.11.8
Alaska53.72.761.02.6
Arizona59.82.355.32.0
Arkansas56.52.765.72.5
California61.11.160.01.1
Colorado60.32.862.42.4
Connecticut71.92.566.62.3
Delaware63.02.767.52.5
District of Columbia64.72.955.62.7
Florida60.61.262.31.2
Georgia63.11.759.31.7
Hawaii57.53.167.12.7
Idaho61.02.757.62.8
Illinois60.11.4DNCDNC
Indiana63.91.861.41.8
Iowa59.92.661.12.7
Kansas59.82.761.22.7
Kentucky58.82.361.22.0
Louisiana57.62.557.92.2
Maine63.72.659.92.6
Maryland59.32.161.71.8
Massachusetts60.62.062.11.8
Michigan64.01.561.31.4
Minnesota58.52.462.12.6
Mississippi62.82.757.42.7
Missouri57.12.062.11.8
Montana58.62.658.42.8
Nebraska62.22.761.72.8
Nevada56.72.959.92.7
New Hampshire61.02.760.82.7
New Jersey61.31.760.01.5
New Mexico57.63.054.12.7
New York63.91.363.71.2
North Carolina62.81.565.31.5
North Dakota59.92.851.12.8
Ohio61.11.461.81.3
Oklahoma55.82.556.72.4
Oregon64.92.756.12.8
Pennsylvania61.21.564.91.3
Puerto Rico54.84.062.42.9
Rhode Island68.82.863.92.7
South Carolina64.12.165.71.9
South Dakota52.22.856.72.9
Tennessee62.01.960.31.8
Texas58.91.260.31.2
Utah56.32.862.22.8
Vermont60.82.761.12.7
Virgin Islands47.53.459.13.0
Virginia59.91.760.51.6
Washington57.72.160.61.9
West Virginia59.62.760.82.6
Wisconsin59.92.162.61.8
Wyoming58.22.757.22.7

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 13_1_1-8: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/13_timeliness/T13_1_1-8.html