T11_1_7_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 11_1_7.3b
Home health care patients who had less shortness of breath,a by ethnicity and State, United States, 2009
   Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
 TotalWhiteBlack
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.10.060.90.059.30.152.60.1
Alabama61.90.262.30.360.90.556.54.8
Alaska53.61.552.31.751.48.5DSUDSU
Arizona61.70.361.70.359.71.861.21.1
Arkansas53.20.453.20.452.21.051.35.7
California63.50.163.70.163.10.563.10.3
Colorado59.00.355.90.453.42.157.41.3
Connecticut55.60.356.00.352.61.151.91.3
Delaware61.10.662.00.758.31.450.84.5
District of Columbia68.01.073.72.667.41.1DSUDSU
Florida57.90.162.10.157.30.438.80.3
Georgia64.10.264.30.263.50.464.02.5
Hawaii68.00.967.11.7DSUDSU74.65.9
Idaho57.70.657.50.6DSUDSU59.74.2
Illinois63.90.264.30.263.30.362.10.6
Indiana61.30.360.90.363.20.863.62.2
Iowa58.60.458.60.460.12.558.04.7
Kansas60.40.460.50.460.21.655.53.2
Kentucky57.70.357.60.360.31.159.65.1
Louisiana54.10.355.80.349.30.561.32.7
Maine62.40.462.40.461.77.167.78.4
Maryland66.30.365.20.370.10.668.02.7
Massachusetts64.10.264.00.263.60.866.50.9
Michigan61.80.162.40.260.40.364.51.3
Minnesota57.80.358.40.450.21.752.73.8
Mississippi60.20.360.60.459.50.664.76.7
Missouri62.60.263.10.259.70.665.33.0
Montana60.10.760.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nebraska55.00.555.40.549.12.354.34.9
Nevada62.00.463.10.459.81.456.71.7
New Hampshire58.10.558.10.564.47.155.07.9
New Jersey67.20.267.20.266.60.667.40.8
New Mexico56.30.556.80.755.84.254.71.0
New York59.30.159.70.258.20.458.00.5
North Carolina59.50.259.50.259.80.561.32.5
North Dakota66.70.966.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio59.30.259.60.258.20.557.91.9
Oklahoma53.50.354.00.350.21.246.42.8
Oregon57.80.457.60.459.53.471.03.7
Pennsylvania60.70.160.80.158.30.464.61.1
Puerto Rico72.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSU72.10.5
Rhode Island67.00.566.50.572.32.571.22.4
South Carolina69.90.370.60.367.60.672.04.0
South Dakota59.10.959.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee58.40.258.80.256.10.651.94.3
Texas50.20.152.70.246.20.445.90.3
Utah65.10.465.30.462.25.460.82.4
Vermont52.50.752.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin Islands66.06.5DSUDSU73.77.1DSUDSU
Virginia61.70.261.50.361.70.563.12.5
Washington58.70.358.70.356.62.158.92.7
West Virginia55.70.455.80.452.92.6DSUDSU
Wisconsin63.60.363.80.358.21.367.72.6
Wyoming51.71.351.31.3DSUDSU45.17.0

a. Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_7_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/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_7_3b.html