Table 10_1_8-3b

2010 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 10_1_8.3b
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by ethnicity,a by State, 2008
   Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
 TotalWhiteBlack
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total42.80.043.20.043.90.138.00.1
Alabama46.50.347.20.344.10.642.05.9
Alaska29.61.529.31.626.37.1DSUDSU
Arizona41.20.342.10.436.82.136.11.1
Arkansas42.40.442.70.539.81.249.16.6
California40.20.140.20.240.00.540.80.3
Colorado42.60.438.90.442.62.339.01.3
Connecticut38.30.338.40.340.21.236.01.3
Delaware46.80.747.60.743.81.636.25.0
District of Columbia59.01.169.42.957.51.335.97.7
Florida41.50.144.60.141.20.529.10.3
Georgia46.10.346.60.344.40.546.22.8
Hawaii36.10.841.11.6DSUDSU46.05.8
Idaho36.10.635.90.6DSUDSU34.23.8
Illinois49.70.248.40.253.10.449.90.7
Indiana41.20.341.00.342.50.941.12.5
Iowa42.50.442.70.540.83.037.44.9
Kansas42.20.442.10.441.81.748.23.4
Kentucky40.20.340.20.341.21.336.56.1
Louisiana44.90.347.20.439.40.637.83.2
Maine39.50.539.40.531.47.9DSUDSU
Maryland42.40.342.90.441.10.741.62.8
Massachusetts48.40.248.40.248.40.947.91.0
Michigan43.40.241.70.248.30.342.21.6
Minnesota36.80.437.20.435.81.836.84.3
Mississippi48.20.449.40.546.00.7DSUDSU
Missouri47.00.347.60.343.00.744.13.4
Montana37.30.837.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nebraska40.20.640.60.630.32.642.04.9
Nevada48.10.548.60.546.41.744.31.9
New Hampshire43.40.543.40.6DSUDSU47.57.9
New Jersey47.70.247.50.349.20.746.90.9
New Mexico41.00.641.90.847.05.040.11.1
New York43.40.242.90.246.70.544.90.5
North Carolina35.20.236.10.232.60.532.72.6
North Dakota52.80.953.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio42.90.242.90.244.00.538.42.0
Oklahoma43.40.443.70.438.91.540.53.5
Oregon33.30.433.50.432.13.036.63.4
Pennsylvania45.50.145.30.247.70.547.61.2
Puerto Rico41.10.436.78.8DSUDSU41.10.4
Rhode Island48.20.548.00.654.53.146.82.7
South Carolina47.00.348.20.443.80.642.05.5
South Dakota39.81.039.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee44.90.244.80.345.60.742.34.5
Texas38.60.240.20.237.80.435.70.3
Utah45.90.545.70.549.07.047.82.8
Vermont38.50.738.70.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia41.90.242.60.340.10.541.02.5
Washington34.80.335.10.335.72.135.42.5
West Virginia41.60.541.60.545.33.1DSUDSU
Wisconsin38.40.338.60.434.31.536.42.9
Wyoming38.61.338.41.4DSUDSU29.46.4

a Episodes in which a person showed improvement in ability to manage oral medications compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.� Also excludes records with missing ethnicity values.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8-3b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/10_functional_status/T10_1_8-3b.html