T11_1_9_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_9.3b
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care,a by ethnicity and State, United States, 2009
   Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
 TotalWhiteBlack
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total22.00.021.90.024.70.119.50.1
Alabama25.30.224.70.227.10.326.83.0
Alaska20.60.819.40.913.33.922.26.2
Arizona20.20.219.90.222.61.022.10.6
Arkansas26.30.226.00.229.40.625.63.1
California15.90.116.00.118.90.215.90.2
Colorado20.40.220.20.224.71.224.40.7
Connecticut27.30.225.60.236.80.736.90.8
Delaware17.80.317.10.420.70.719.12.2
District of Columbia18.70.510.61.220.10.6DSUDSU
Florida16.20.116.80.120.70.210.90.1
Georgia23.20.123.00.224.10.317.71.4
Hawaii22.80.521.71.029.37.130.33.8
Idaho18.90.318.70.3DSUDSU22.82.5
Illinois19.10.119.90.118.10.216.40.3
Indiana24.30.224.20.225.30.528.41.3
Iowa26.50.326.10.338.21.636.43.1
Kansas20.60.220.30.326.00.924.71.8
Kentucky28.50.228.70.226.50.629.23.3
Louisiana32.00.230.70.235.30.323.81.6
Maine22.60.322.70.325.04.720.05.7
Maryland21.70.220.90.224.60.314.71.4
Massachusetts23.70.123.40.128.60.526.40.6
Michigan20.00.121.00.117.10.222.80.8
Minnesota22.80.222.10.229.81.028.02.2
Mississippi30.40.230.00.331.00.431.74.3
Missouri21.00.120.50.124.80.417.81.8
Montana18.20.418.00.4DSUDSU30.27.0
Nebraska19.00.318.40.325.31.420.52.5
Nevada19.00.219.40.319.70.716.20.9
New Hampshire21.80.321.80.321.24.030.74.3
New Jersey20.70.120.00.124.40.424.70.5
New Mexico23.80.323.00.432.62.723.30.6
New York24.10.122.50.129.60.227.80.3
North Carolina22.60.121.80.125.50.321.31.4
North Dakota19.80.619.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio25.80.125.00.129.90.328.01.2
Oklahoma28.80.228.50.232.20.831.51.7
Oregon20.80.220.60.229.31.924.92.2
Pennsylvania20.30.120.10.122.00.321.70.6
Puerto Rico12.00.2DSUDSUDSUDSU12.00.2
Rhode Island20.90.320.50.323.61.625.81.6
South Carolina22.30.220.90.225.90.323.82.5
South Dakota19.80.618.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee28.40.128.30.129.90.426.22.7
Texas26.00.126.10.127.80.225.10.2
Utah16.30.216.20.320.53.720.31.6
Vermont23.00.423.00.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin Islands19.22.6DSUDSU20.63.0DSUDSU
Virginia21.40.121.50.222.40.316.31.3
Washington22.10.221.80.227.71.325.21.6
West Virginia30.70.330.70.332.01.633.38.2
Wisconsin21.80.221.20.226.50.825.41.6
Wyoming24.00.724.00.8DSUDSU23.44.4

a. Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated. 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_9_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_9_3b.html