Table 14_1_5-7

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_5.7
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare managed care, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Alabama77.01.175.91.3
Arizona69.70.773.11.0
Arkansas74.01.975.22.6
California72.30.472.20.6
Colorado75.80.974.61.7
Connecticut78.51.478.02.1
Delaware72.43.363.09.4
District of Columbia74.74.879.83.7
Florida71.80.572.50.6
Georgia75.31.475.71.7
Hawaii74.61.376.31.6
Idaho71.42.074.22.0
Illinois76.71.075.01.2
Indiana74.11.178.91.5
Iowa76.11.962.05.9
Kansas76.92.474.41.8
Kentucky72.01.473.71.6
Louisiana75.11.279.41.5
Maine74.12.479.92.1
Maryland73.81.573.71.6
Massachusetts77.60.874.91.4
Michigan74.21.373.31.5
Minnesota75.40.872.81.4
Mississippi76.93.8DNCDNC
Missouri74.60.971.71.3
Montana78.94.379.92.1
Nebraska76.31.973.72.1
Nevada67.11.166.82.3
New Jersey73.01.073.51.4
New Mexico76.11.474.31.6
New York72.80.473.50.6
North Carolina75.21.277.21.6
Ohio74.30.671.61.0
Oklahoma74.31.571.71.7
Oregon72.20.872.71.0
Pennsylvania76.10.477.20.6
Puerto Rico74.40.676.90.9
Rhode Island79.21.380.01.7
South Carolina77.82.4DNCDNC
South Dakota72.63.1DNCDNC
Tennessee75.61.075.61.3
Texas73.00.674.30.9
Utah71.71.672.01.5
Virginia79.02.473.42.6
Washington74.51.074.01.4
West Virginia75.11.679.22.2
Wisconsin77.41.077.11.2

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_5-7: 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_5-7.html