Table 11_1_23-2

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 11_1_23.2
Percent of hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, by State, 2007-2009
 200920082007
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total89.30.188.70.188.70.1
Alabama90.50.690.50.690.80.7
Alaska78.05.485.23.689.22.4
Arizona90.10.690.00.688.80.6
Arkansas89.00.888.90.788.00.8
California88.50.387.90.387.40.3
Colorado89.70.588.10.588.90.5
Connecticut87.70.789.70.887.91.0
Delaware90.11.088.91.189.11.1
District of Columbia91.01.976.57.4DSUDSU
Florida90.10.289.50.289.30.2
Georgia91.00.489.70.590.50.5
Hawaii90.81.183.71.987.71.9
Idaho88.31.087.31.189.71.2
Illinois89.00.488.20.487.50.4
Indiana89.00.588.50.588.50.6
Iowa89.40.589.60.589.10.5
Kansas89.80.889.01.088.90.9
Kentucky89.20.589.90.589.20.5
Louisiana91.60.989.71.090.01.0
Maine89.91.086.91.288.61.3
Maryland88.40.687.00.688.30.6
Massachusetts89.40.588.00.688.40.6
Michigan88.90.488.10.488.90.4
Minnesota88.80.586.80.688.00.6
Mississippi89.81.488.81.989.21.9
Missouri89.60.689.30.688.80.6
Montana87.41.488.11.786.81.5
Nebraska88.60.989.00.988.51.0
Nevada88.20.887.10.889.20.8
New Hampshire88.21.388.92.089.31.9
New Jersey89.50.587.90.688.90.6
New Mexico89.80.986.41.187.51.1
New York87.50.487.50.487.40.4
North Carolina89.50.389.20.489.40.4
North Dakota88.51.289.51.189.21.2
Ohio89.70.288.50.389.00.3
Oklahoma87.70.991.30.990.51.0
Oregon87.20.587.30.688.90.7
Pennsylvania90.60.389.90.489.50.4
Puerto Rico56.76.153.75.548.24.7
Rhode Island90.01.088.31.289.81.1
South Carolina91.30.890.70.788.20.8
South Dakota88.31.389.71.388.71.3
Tennessee90.40.589.10.588.90.5
Texas90.00.389.50.389.00.3
Utah89.40.988.21.089.41.0
Vermont90.81.188.31.387.81.4
Virginia88.50.588.20.587.50.6
Washington86.80.587.60.587.00.6
West Virginia89.90.889.80.888.70.8
Wisconsin89.50.488.90.488.70.5
WyomingDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_23-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_23-2.html