T11_1_25_2

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 11_1_25.2
Hospice patients who received care consistent with patient's wishes, by State, 2006-2010
 2010 2009200820072006
StateSample sizePercentSEaSample sizePercentSEaPercentSEaPercentSEaPercentSEa
Total65,80994.40.164,10794.60.194.20.0994.40.194.50.1
Alabama28994.81.344292.51.394.41.0394.00.8595.60.9
AlaskaDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Arizona81693.90.878193.30.993.30.8595.60.8296.00.8
Arkansas1,07793.20.876596.00.795.40.8396.21.19DSUDSU
California4,22194.30.44,04494.20.494.10.4194.50.4394.20.4
Colorado1,12193.70.71,17893.70.793.70.8693.40.6092.80.7
Connecticut69692.41.068992.61.092.50.9593.00.9294.70.9
DelawareDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of ColumbiaDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida2,80394.70.42,92294.70.494.00.4394.30.4394.30.4
Georgia1,24394.50.71,40895.20.695.30.5196.70.4195.80.5
Hawaii22693.41.735689.31.689.91.6690.31.6991.01.7
Idaho77395.60.773594.00.994.90.8395.60.8994.31.1
Illinois3,61894.90.43,38295.80.495.20.3594.50.4194.20.5
Indiana2,55794.60.52,68694.50.493.90.4894.30.5594.80.7
Iowa2,07294.30.51,87494.50.594.50.5094.20.5294.20.5
Kansas56195.20.949694.81.094.81.0795.31.0995.41.1
Kentucky31594.61.333993.21.493.61.1993.91.4892.71.3
Louisiana51894.41.021189.62.195.31.4695.11.3891.53.7
Maine78793.50.919891.91.996.81.2995.91.8094.23.3
Maryland1,12394.60.71,22494.70.695.10.5395.80.4494.90.5
Massachusetts68794.80.984993.80.893.60.7694.10.6795.30.6
Michigan4,16794.70.43,28195.00.495.10.3994.50.4295.70.4
Minnesota2,70894.60.43,01095.60.496.10.3795.00.4796.10.5
Mississippi12993.82.16989.93.797.61.6995.12.3994.52.2
Missouri91495.00.71,02595.20.794.50.6395.60.5795.60.6
Montana50995.30.939596.70.994.21.4294.71.1193.81.4
Nebraska46191.51.343995.41.092.91.2696.30.9598.70.7
Nevada34791.91.530994.21.393.01.5192.10.8390.90.9
New Hampshire28494.71.347794.61.096.31.1494.71.3395.51.1
New Jersey1,44493.60.61,39593.80.795.30.9496.20.9696.31.0
New Mexico60791.61.152691.81.294.61.4693.51.6892.61.6
New York3,12895.10.42,94794.20.494.20.4794.30.3894.20.4
North Carolina3,13094.90.43,27895.00.493.70.4393.90.4194.40.4
North Dakota77294.60.867894.70.991.81.0494.00.9594.80.9
Ohio5,27794.60.35,22994.50.394.50.3193.80.3694.60.3
Oklahoma37694.71.229992.31.594.91.1493.91.3695.11.6
Oregon78393.10.91,09192.00.894.20.7195.10.7094.50.8
Pennsylvania3,93294.70.43,67495.10.493.30.4294.50.4195.50.4
Puerto Rico6798.51.56392.13.4100.00.00DSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode IslandDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU90.04.8095.53.1894.75.3
South Carolina62694.60.945193.61.293.01.0793.70.8990.61.3
South Dakota60095.50.950694.51.095.01.0395.00.9993.61.0
Tennessee1,23294.60.698795.10.795.60.7993.90.8095.70.8
Texas1,33594.70.61,25693.80.794.20.7593.80.8494.60.6
Utah93295.20.785095.50.792.90.8993.70.8494.90.8
VermontDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia85495.20.71,10395.80.694.00.7696.30.6494.30.9
Washington2,53694.50.52,64795.50.493.60.5095.20.4693.30.5
West Virginia22793.01.725891.51.793.70.9795.00.8094.70.9
Wisconsin2,90493.20.53,26194.60.492.80.4492.60.4694.00.4
WyomingDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Standard errors (SE) were estimated using the SAS 9.2.2 means procedure. Standard errors estimated in this table should be interpreted with caution as data may violate assumption of normality.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_25_2: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_25_2.html