Table 14_1_5-3

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 14_1_5.3
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2007-2009
 200920082007
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Alabama72.31.675.71.874.31.7
Alaska76.92.574.62.673.12.5
Arizona69.31.871.02.272.11.9
Arkansas73.82.270.22.574.22.3
California72.40.872.91.072.21.1
Colorado74.72.071.72.673.32.3
Connecticut76.51.777.32.476.42.1
Delaware74.62.276.22.478.62.2
District of Columbia74.02.377.02.774.42.4
Florida71.50.870.71.171.71.1
Georgia73.71.473.11.672.21.6
Hawaii74.62.275.62.776.92.3
Idaho68.32.576.22.472.72.6
Illinois72.41.175.11.2DNCDNC
Indiana75.41.574.51.673.71.6
Iowa70.72.571.72.474.92.4
Kansas71.92.372.42.474.02.4
Kentucky75.11.675.22.070.81.9
Louisiana81.11.775.12.376.21.9
Maine78.92.273.12.476.42.3
Maryland74.21.473.51.973.31.6
Massachusetts75.61.477.31.774.31.6
Michigan74.31.172.81.474.41.2
Minnesota69.22.474.72.275.32.4
Mississippi73.42.475.52.474.82.4
Missouri72.71.571.01.970.71.7
Montana75.12.473.32.574.82.5
Nebraska76.52.368.42.669.32.7
Nevada72.12.372.72.873.82.5
New Hampshire69.62.473.22.576.12.3
New Jersey73.11.268.81.672.51.4
New Mexico73.02.476.72.770.42.5
New York73.20.973.71.273.91.1
North Carolina76.61.272.71.474.61.4
North Dakota77.42.367.12.768.62.8
Ohio72.11.173.01.373.11.2
Oklahoma74.61.973.02.369.82.2
Oregon72.62.369.52.771.82.6
Pennsylvania75.81.172.51.475.71.2
Puerto Rico74.72.264.43.678.42.4
Rhode Island77.12.179.42.478.72.2
South Carolina74.41.672.32.077.81.7
South Dakota66.72.672.52.670.82.8
Tennessee75.61.679.01.774.11.7
Texas74.30.973.51.172.71.1
Utah66.92.568.42.868.42.8
Vermont76.92.276.92.471.82.5
Virgin Islands73.22.678.22.777.72.5
Virginia73.51.371.71.674.71.4
Washington74.11.676.51.968.91.8
West Virginia71.32.472.52.570.92.4
Wisconsin73.51.769.22.074.41.6
Wyoming72.82.473.42.569.72.5

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_5-3: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_5-3.html