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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_28.2
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying, by State, 2007-2010
 2010200920082007
StateSample sizePercentSEaSample sizePercentSEaSample sizePercentSEaSample sizePercentSEa
Total210,88885.10.1194,92585.00.1180,34484.70.1159,91484.50.1
Alabama2,75087.40.62,55288.00.62,42088.60.71,76988.80.8
AlaskaDSUDSUDSU5984.84.710087.03.418181.82.9
Arizona2,83483.80.72,72084.10.72,98083.60.72,85982.10.7
Arkansas2,10386.90.71,67687.30.81,90587.20.81,76588.10.8
California16,15582.40.315,23682.90.314,08782.30.312,39282.00.4
Colorado4,36382.90.64,13683.70.64,38383.20.64,01483.20.6
Connecticut1,69084.70.92,10284.10.81,58382.41.01,17282.51.1
Delaware89885.41.291984.71.290084.11.276881.01.4
District of Columbia31679.82.323579.62.63381.86.8DSUDSUDSU
Florida25,57884.10.222,67484.50.219,77584.20.318,91584.20.3
Georgia5,22185.50.54,61685.50.54,14585.10.63,96085.20.6
Hawaii96782.91.274881.61.437680.62.031385.32.0
Idaho1,01284.81.198786.51.190589.01.066486.91.3
Illinois7,20884.10.46,62283.80.56,64083.70.56,43384.00.5
Indiana4,53586.10.54,29185.30.54,00186.10.63,41084.40.6
Iowa4,15988.70.53,85488.10.53,88388.00.53,50388.30.5
Kansas1,59387.10.81,57488.20.81,07389.70.91,13688.70.9
Kentucky4,32487.70.54,46588.10.54,31286.90.54,12286.70.5
Louisiana1,29887.90.986387.61.11,03385.01.185587.41.1
Maine1,28887.80.988685.21.281386.21.263982.51.5
Maryland3,11484.40.73,06083.60.73,11084.40.73,37485.60.6
Massachusetts3,74284.10.63,45184.60.63,07084.00.72,91981.90.7
Michigan8,09184.30.47,66484.50.46,75684.50.46,71184.30.4
Minnesota4,13786.60.53,60685.10.63,37084.20.62,66684.00.7
Mississippi2,70285.90.744487.61.628984.82.127484.32.2
Missouri3,12086.10.62,68886.60.72,90486.00.62,71086.30.7
Montana80185.91.259384.81.536584.71.953982.21.7
Nebraska1,58788.00.81,41089.30.81,28487.50.91,05087.61.0
Nevada2,14780.60.91,73283.20.91,75583.10.91,67382.80.9
New Hampshire58583.81.565486.91.326686.82.127588.41.9
New Jersey4,89384.90.54,43584.20.63,06884.10.72,81983.70.7
New Mexico1,14486.11.01,03584.11.186084.11.384784.41.3
New York8,85183.00.48,77782.30.48,16483.30.47,31983.10.4
North Carolina8,32887.10.47,95986.20.47,62687.00.45,73486.90.5
North Dakota84287.11.277187.01.281686.51.269888.11.2
Ohio16,83386.00.317,39186.00.315,35685.50.311,09285.20.3
Oklahoma1,62684.60.91,37584.51.01,02886.21.196984.21.2
Oregon4,30684.40.64,01883.00.63,01880.90.72,36082.10.8
Pennsylvania9,23686.90.47,87986.60.47,58685.50.46,61985.50.4
Puerto Rico6697.02.16681.84.88195.12.411394.72.1
Rhode Island86085.61.287485.11.275081.11.477281.91.4
South Carolina1,52188.80.81,45087.10.91,56287.30.81,50384.50.9
South Dakota77387.71.264687.21.358188.01.457685.61.5
Tennessee3,88887.00.53,81085.40.63,79486.50.63,45985.60.6
Texas12,44885.50.310,96985.30.310,91384.90.39,63084.80.4
Utah1,27286.91.01,13085.61.11,10985.81.11,04487.21.0
Vermont56781.51.672683.31.458179.41.755184.91.5
Virginia4,14584.90.64,08782.90.63,76582.30.63,32883.20.7
Washington4,90083.10.54,45583.30.64,38282.50.63,32582.90.7
West Virginia1,81790.00.71,61688.10.81,55788.20.81,51388.70.8
Wisconsin4,20785.80.54,92986.60.55,20685.60.54,53184.90.5
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.

 

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