Table 10_1_8_3b

2011 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 10_1_8.3b
Home health care patients who got better at taking their medication correctly,a by ethnicity and State, United States, 2009
   Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
 TotalWhiteBlack
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total43.40.043.80.044.90.138.30.1
Alabama47.00.347.40.346.10.641.65.2
Alaska30.41.431.31.638.28.3DSUDSU
Arizona41.50.341.70.442.51.940.31.0
Arkansas43.20.444.10.437.81.139.25.7
California40.50.140.50.142.30.541.50.3
Colorado40.80.336.60.437.52.238.21.2
Connecticut37.30.337.10.339.91.237.41.3
Delaware48.90.650.20.743.31.543.14.3
District of Columbia62.41.076.92.460.41.158.38.2
Florida41.80.144.90.141.10.429.70.2
Georgia45.20.245.50.344.10.546.92.5
Hawaii35.50.837.61.6DSUDSU40.85.6
Idaho35.10.635.00.6DSUDSU39.64.1
Illinois50.90.249.40.253.90.351.50.6
Indiana42.30.342.00.345.00.945.42.4
Iowa45.30.445.60.441.82.741.94.8
Kansas43.60.444.00.440.81.636.63.0
Kentucky42.40.342.50.340.61.340.55.5
Louisiana46.40.348.70.440.40.644.73.0
Maine44.20.544.30.563.27.8DSUDSU
Maryland44.00.344.30.342.90.648.32.7
Massachusetts51.20.251.50.249.80.948.30.9
Michigan45.00.243.30.250.10.346.21.4
Minnesota37.80.338.20.337.31.642.33.6
Mississippi48.50.449.00.547.80.739.07.6
Missouri48.00.248.40.344.60.747.33.2
Montana39.30.839.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nebraska41.80.541.70.641.02.442.64.8
Nevada49.40.450.80.545.71.545.91.7
New Hampshire46.10.546.20.530.07.339.17.2
New Jersey47.30.247.30.248.40.746.30.8
New Mexico41.20.642.00.845.54.739.61.0
New York43.70.243.10.248.30.543.90.5
North Carolina36.50.237.00.234.70.440.22.4
North Dakota54.90.955.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio41.50.241.40.242.90.537.41.9
Oklahoma43.10.443.30.440.21.539.13.1
Oregon31.90.331.60.343.23.234.83.2
Pennsylvania45.50.145.20.148.50.548.41.1
Puerto Rico39.90.4DSUDSUDSUDSU40.00.4
Rhode Island48.40.548.00.553.83.157.62.6
South Carolina48.00.349.40.344.00.648.64.1
South Dakota40.31.040.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee45.80.246.10.243.70.748.44.5
Texas38.60.140.60.237.30.435.20.3
Utah45.30.445.30.546.66.642.52.6
Vermont44.30.744.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin Islands21.75.0DSUDSU21.15.4DSUDSU
Virginia43.30.243.70.341.70.543.42.4
Washington34.40.334.70.335.51.931.52.3
West Virginia42.00.442.00.440.92.7DSUDSU
Wisconsin41.20.341.40.339.11.438.72.6
Wyoming38.11.338.31.4DSUDSU22.76.3

a. Episodes in which a person showed improvement in ability to manage oral medications compared with 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: SE: standard error.

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

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8_3b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/10_functional_status/T10_1_8_3b.html