Table 13_1_3-8

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_3.8
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who got care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Alabama68.52.977.42.5
Alaska61.33.967.73.6
Arizona66.13.464.22.9
Arkansas53.24.068.83.7
California71.71.771.81.7
Colorado66.94.375.93.4
Connecticut73.23.972.03.7
Delaware70.34.072.23.9
District of Columbia73.34.166.24.1
Florida65.31.870.71.8
Georgia69.92.666.32.5
Hawaii70.64.579.03.7
Idaho80.33.468.33.9
Illinois66.72.1DNCDNC
Indiana68.82.773.52.5
Iowa76.23.578.33.6
Kansas74.03.675.43.8
Kentucky66.53.171.42.8
Louisiana64.33.670.83.1
Maine72.53.774.83.6
Maryland70.93.269.62.7
Massachusetts70.62.873.02.5
Michigan68.12.374.31.9
Minnesota77.53.274.13.7
Mississippi67.43.672.83.8
Missouri66.22.967.82.8
Montana69.43.674.83.9
Nebraska72.53.775.24.0
Nevada70.14.268.33.9
New Hampshire71.73.775.93.7
New Jersey69.52.668.92.4
New Mexico63.94.665.13.9
New York68.52.069.51.8
North Carolina70.22.172.12.1
North Dakota73.63.670.24.2
Ohio68.12.270.42.0
Oklahoma64.43.466.33.6
Oregon74.43.864.24.3
Pennsylvania70.62.273.52.0
Puerto Rico63.04.673.63.3
Rhode Island66.74.674.53.5
South Carolina73.32.973.32.7
South Dakota74.43.870.64.9
Tennessee69.22.971.92.6
Texas65.01.869.51.8
Utah67.74.173.43.7
Vermont74.53.774.83.9
Virgin Islands55.75.063.54.1
Virginia72.62.471.22.3
Washington72.13.170.72.7
West Virginia61.83.864.73.8
Wisconsin78.62.872.32.6
Wyoming71.33.674.73.5

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_3-8: 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_3-8.html