Table 14_3_1-2

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 14_3_1.2
Pharmacist distribution and rate per 100,000 population, by State, 2006-2008
 200820072006
 PopulationPharmacistsPopulationPharmacistsPopulationPharmacists
StateNumberPercent aNumberPercent bRate cNumberPercent aNumberPercent bRate cNumberPercent aNumberPercent bRate c
Total3,000,657100.03,011100.089.32,994,6621002,903100.0088.42,969,741100.02,815100.087.6
Alabama47,1511.5592.0118.847,3291.5471.691.147,0181.5652.2126.4
Alaska6,3650.240.260.86,3860.240.3118.46,3270.250.154.9
Arizona61,5412.1561.771.461,4362.1642.186.360,1952.1391.461.0
Arkansas28,8260.9311.093.828,6270.9230.769.128,3430.9391.7156.3
California346,34912.12749.570.5347,95812.12799.166.3345,72312.22659.668.7
Colorado48,8071.6511.9104.048,2561.6561.9105.648,0201.6461.9102.5
Connecticut34,7761.2411.4112.235,1981.2391.3100.935,0701.2321.184.9
Delaware8,2650.370.390.08,3700.390.393.38,1150.380.380.8
District of Columbia5,5310.230.124.75,4760.220.019.55,5770.220.128.4
Florida185,0216.02306.8100.4185,5386.12005.986.8185,3096.02036.493.2
Georgia94,5713.2942.776.093,3003.2882.878.591,8963.1842.467.9
Hawaii13,1440.4100.368.013,1020.4120.370.812,8910.4100.356.7
Idaho15,5150.5200.7127.015,1650.5100.581.014,9310.5170.8141.1
Illinois126,6184.21143.879.4127,4584.31084.083.4126,6134.31435.8118.9
Indiana65,7842.1832.7114.565,7762.1652.396.165,0542.1471.564.1
Iowa30,7181.0281.2108.630,9511.0261.089.330,8831.0281.197.2
Kansas28,1830.9311.1104.828,3470.9351.5143.228,1680.9321.2118.3
Kentucky43,1131.4501.488.842,9621.4611.8113.942,4291.4561.8109.3
Louisiana42,5961.5531.9116.642,0731.4481.7105.940,9011.4451.487.6
Maine12,5600.480.359.112,6310.4110.480.312,6490.450.350.1
Maryland56,2091.9672.097.356,2471.9542.094.555,6831.9581.987.5
Massachusetts64,9212.1702.498.464,3302.1662.497.564,6732.2782.498.3
Michigan100,1913.3983.390.2101,0933.31024.2111.6101,3553.4963.899.4
Minnesota52,9651.7521.788.352,8541.7562.0103.052,2191.7471.998.0
Mississippi29,0481.0230.651.429,0661.0421.5135.528,9451.0260.983.4
Missouri60,0141.9542.196.860,0951.9431.671.759,6962.0441.464.7
Montana9,1030.370.264.09,0700.3110.4108.49,0520.350.381.7
Nebraska17,9510.6241.2179.917,9600.6250.9137.518,0630.690.455.4
Nevada25,7430.9301.0103.025,6880.9270.991.924,8580.8331.1112.4
New Hampshire13,0120.4150.599.713,1830.480.351.012,8180.480.239.7
New Jersey86,7792.9852.989.386,5272.91203.8117.986,1902.91124.2126.5
New Mexico18,5830.7150.569.418,5930.7120.448.118,6370.7180.682.1
New York186,8036.41635.272.1187,0576.41736.488.1187,1436.41846.892.5
North Carolina92,5993.0963.293.591,3203.0973.089.389,1243.0933.192.4
North Dakota6,6560.250.288.16,6890.270.3129.76,6990.2100.4166.2
Ohio116,7403.81253.991.7117,5433.81114.296.5117,5933.81094.193.7
Oklahoma36,3531.2361.4101.836,3661.2341.290.535,7811.2321.069.7
Oregon37,2201.2310.967.037,0761.2341.071.536,4991.2341.180.3
Pennsylvania125,1944.11415.0108.3125,6374.11565.7122.0124,4554.21194.289.0
Rhode Island10,1820.3160.6164.910,4880.4120.492.010,5760.4110.381.8
South Carolina45,0881.5662.1128.044,4091.5551.695.143,8291.4471.378.7
South Dakota8,0560.380.4137.27,9680.340.149.48,0440.340.144.6
Tennessee62,9342.0712.297.561,7042.0702.3100.861,1392.0672.294.3
Texas234,2128.02006.976.6230,8177.91786.168.2226,7247.91756.572.1
Utah26,8060.9240.881.826,3110.9160.662.425,7460.9190.661.9
Vermont5,9970.230.123.86,1640.250.280.26,1830.250.271.8
Virginia78,6902.6852.792.877,5252.6642.379.976,6492.6772.998.1
Washington65,3862.2712.394.064,4142.1632.084.563,5242.1591.979.4
West Virginia18,0740.6220.7103.018,3900.6140.459.518,4460.6190.8108.6
Wisconsin58,2041.9582.1103.658,4351.9511.887.157,9871.9391.676.1
Wyoming5,5100.230.154.45,3040.260.4204.75,2990.270.3172.2

a Percent distribution of population among States.

b Percent distribution of pharmacists among States.

c Rate of pharmacists per 100,000 population in each State.

Source: U.S. Census, American Community Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_3_1-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/14_patientcenteredness/T14_3_1-2.html