Table 11_1_7-3a

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_7.3a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by race,a by State, 2008
   Single race  
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.50.061.10.059.60.163.00.362.90.857.50.560.51.0
Alabama60.60.261.20.359.00.563.27.8DSUDSU54.15.866.78.2
Alaska54.51.655.31.851.48.2DSUDSUDSUDSU54.85.8DSUDSU
Arizona62.60.362.80.458.22.160.43.864.58.660.13.8DSUDSU
Arkansas54.60.455.10.450.41.1DSUDSUDSUDSU56.79.1DSUDSU
California64.00.163.90.262.50.564.10.468.11.559.81.663.92.4
Colorado60.10.357.70.456.22.259.74.5DSUDSU57.95.7DSUDSU
Connecticut56.60.357.00.353.81.153.44.6DSUDSU60.75.3DSUDSU
Delaware59.60.660.10.757.21.558.88.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of Columbia63.31.162.72.963.61.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida60.00.163.30.159.40.464.61.759.02.958.21.961.03.8
Georgia66.60.266.50.366.70.572.53.577.17.159.65.269.87.0
Hawaii67.20.963.61.7DSUDSU70.81.365.42.3DSUDSU58.25.2
Idaho57.10.656.90.6DSUDSU59.48.7DSUDSU53.27.3DSUDSU
Illinois63.60.264.10.263.50.360.51.065.44.162.52.566.75.1
Indiana59.10.358.90.360.80.860.36.4DSUDSU57.84.953.98.0
Iowa56.80.456.80.456.62.652.98.6DSUDSU61.18.1DSUDSU
Kansas60.30.460.20.460.81.663.36.9DSUDSU53.56.6DSUDSU
Kentucky57.70.357.50.359.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSU69.86.3DSUDSU
Louisiana53.30.355.00.348.50.648.35.4DSUDSU59.05.1DSUDSU
Maine59.20.459.20.456.07.0DSUDSUDSUDSU65.27.0DSUDSU
Maryland65.50.365.00.366.80.671.42.5DSUDSU59.67.2DSUDSU
Massachusetts63.50.263.50.263.20.863.71.867.36.562.43.763.85.0
Michigan61.20.161.30.261.10.368.91.768.46.258.82.352.54.2
Minnesota56.50.456.80.454.21.958.13.0DSUDSU43.43.8DSUDSU
Mississippi61.40.362.10.460.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSU64.36.4DSUDSU
Missouri62.20.262.70.259.70.774.04.064.47.157.74.763.56.7
Montana58.50.858.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU59.36.7DSUDSU
Nebraska55.80.556.30.546.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU48.78.2DSUDSU
Nevada62.80.463.40.559.11.560.51.953.94.956.64.8DSUDSU
New Hampshire56.60.556.50.545.28.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey67.50.267.00.267.40.669.31.972.76.068.84.862.06.9
New Mexico55.80.656.20.755.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSU64.53.4DSUDSU
New York59.80.160.30.258.10.457.51.157.94.353.92.457.54.4
North Carolina61.00.260.90.260.70.563.14.168.88.263.72.365.25.9
North Dakota66.40.866.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU45.56.7DSUDSU
Ohio60.00.260.40.258.30.550.83.568.16.855.64.153.95.6
Oklahoma55.10.355.70.350.01.360.35.552.37.550.21.450.94.7
Oregon59.20.459.20.461.83.464.24.1DSUDSU46.55.060.08.3
Pennsylvania61.30.161.30.161.10.569.72.156.95.857.53.764.34.8
Puerto Rico72.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island67.60.567.30.570.32.658.56.8DSUDSU73.93.1DSUDSU
South Carolina68.90.368.80.369.30.673.26.9DSUDSU50.07.5DSUDSU
South Dakota60.40.960.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU54.75.8DSUDSU
Tennessee59.60.259.60.259.60.758.35.0DSUDSU64.55.564.78.2
Texas50.90.153.00.247.00.451.01.350.63.751.22.553.44.3
Utah65.50.465.80.467.15.462.85.055.66.865.25.7DSUDSU
Vermont49.10.749.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia62.00.261.90.362.10.568.32.272.96.458.04.761.56.8
Washington60.50.360.40.358.52.261.82.251.85.563.03.257.76.9
West Virginia56.70.556.70.558.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Wisconsin61.10.361.30.355.91.562.94.7DSUDSU66.74.5DSUDSU
Wyoming49.51.349.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved 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 race values.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-3a: 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_7-3a.html