Table 11_1_9-3a

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_9.3a
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by race,a by State, 2008
   Single race  
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total21.70.021.60.024.20.115.60.221.70.525.80.322.60.6
Alabama23.80.223.60.224.80.325.94.9DSUDSU30.13.629.16.1
Alaska23.20.922.71.023.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSU31.63.2DSUDSU
Arizona20.20.219.90.223.21.117.42.017.64.427.12.1DSUDSU
Arkansas25.50.224.70.230.20.628.45.5DSUDSU21.64.851.48.2
California15.90.116.00.119.10.313.00.216.50.818.20.912.91.3
Colorado20.10.220.20.224.61.316.22.2DSUDSU24.23.527.57.1
Connecticut26.60.225.00.234.80.720.22.526.35.825.63.130.75.9
Delaware18.10.317.20.421.00.818.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of Columbia17.80.612.11.418.90.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida15.80.116.10.119.50.214.70.912.01.517.71.115.52.1
Georgia23.60.123.40.224.70.321.22.223.45.321.03.324.54.4
Hawaii23.70.524.51.0DSUDSU20.60.731.91.4DSUDSU23.82.8
Idaho18.00.317.80.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU27.14.1DSUDSU
Illinois19.30.119.80.119.00.212.40.518.62.515.81.318.22.8
Indiana24.20.224.20.224.30.519.73.531.46.525.62.935.75.2
Iowa26.70.326.40.336.31.727.05.2DSUDSU41.54.8DSUDSU
Kansas21.80.221.60.327.41.022.14.1DSUDSU16.53.7DSUDSU
Kentucky28.20.228.50.223.80.717.55.038.98.129.84.323.46.2
Louisiana32.10.230.80.235.30.332.33.327.16.438.53.135.76.4
Maine21.60.321.60.323.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSU15.94.420.85.9
Maryland21.60.221.00.224.10.414.81.325.96.032.64.128.06.4
Massachusetts23.20.122.80.126.80.520.71.124.04.434.92.424.63.0
Michigan19.60.120.60.116.70.211.90.925.04.123.51.419.12.5
Minnesota23.20.222.50.231.81.124.71.731.47.935.92.329.05.8
Mississippi29.70.228.90.331.30.433.36.2DSUDSU32.94.0DSUDSU
Missouri20.60.120.10.123.80.418.32.417.14.224.42.923.64.1
Montana19.80.519.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU25.43.8DSUDSU
Nebraska18.40.318.00.322.81.518.95.4DSUDSU27.64.8DSUDSU
Nevada19.20.219.70.319.20.812.10.912.32.323.92.820.06.0
New Hampshire22.30.322.20.327.24.934.38.0DSUDSU29.86.738.78.8
New Jersey20.40.119.80.123.30.417.61.121.13.617.52.617.03.5
New Mexico24.60.323.10.420.82.621.65.823.96.336.92.0DSUDSU
New York24.10.122.10.129.70.223.20.626.82.425.91.531.32.8
North Carolina21.90.121.20.124.00.317.22.128.25.328.81.424.73.4
North Dakota18.70.518.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU20.93.6DSUDSU
Ohio25.60.124.70.130.70.320.21.822.83.926.82.530.53.6
Oklahoma26.70.226.20.230.10.819.33.126.74.830.10.829.12.6
Oregon20.60.220.50.226.92.019.72.121.55.127.83.025.34.8
Pennsylvania20.40.120.30.122.00.316.71.220.83.324.72.318.42.7
Puerto Rico12.30.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island20.70.320.70.324.61.612.53.2DSUDSU18.21.5DSUDSU
South Carolina20.70.219.60.223.70.316.34.0DSUDSU21.54.018.65.1
South Dakota20.60.619.90.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU40.53.9DSUDSU
Tennessee28.30.128.00.231.30.418.92.9DSUDSU29.23.723.25.1
Texas24.90.125.40.125.30.218.10.724.42.327.41.626.32.7
Utah15.50.215.40.215.53.216.73.017.44.030.63.8DSUDSU
Vermont24.20.424.20.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU29.07.4DSUDSU
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia21.80.122.00.222.50.313.01.013.33.414.92.512.73.2
Washington21.70.221.50.227.41.317.31.227.13.527.22.022.93.9
West Virginia31.20.330.90.336.91.735.07.5DSUDSU36.47.3DSUDSU
Wisconsin21.30.220.80.225.70.822.92.9DSUDSU28.52.943.66.3
Wyoming22.50.722.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU32.15.1DSUDSU

a Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated.� 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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_9-3a: 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_9-3a.html