Table 14_1_5-6

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 14_1_5.6
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers explained things in a way they could understand, Medicaid, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
California58.52.255.70.9
Colorado65.22.266.82.2
ConnecticutDNCDNC67.72.8
Florida72.81.070.11.1
Hawaii66.31.8DNCDNC
Kansas58.52.464.52.6
Maryland64.51.269.51.2
Massachusetts67.91.971.32.2
Michigan65.50.865.00.9
Minnesota76.50.7DNCDNC
New Jersey66.92.170.22.0
New Mexico69.71.871.42.0
New York61.90.868.11.9
Ohio69.31.272.21.7
Oklahoma58.43.3DNCDNC
Oregon64.91.4DNCDNC
Pennsylvania67.11.068.61.2
Puerto Rico57.12.6DNCDNC
Rhode Island71.82.661.03.0
Tennessee65.22.668.42.4
UtahDNCDNC67.11.9
Virginia70.12.966.92.9
WashingtonDNCDNC66.51.7
West Virginia70.73.171.13.1

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 14_1_5-6: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_5-6.html