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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.

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Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2010
StatePercentSE
Alabama9.61.1
Alaska13.61.8
Arizona11.11.1
Arkansas14.71.7
California10.60.6
Colorado11.81.4
Connecticut12.01.4
Delaware11.91.6
District of Columbia13.71.9
Florida10.40.6
Georgia12.11.1
Hawaii14.81.9
Idaho9.61.5
Illinois11.70.8
Indiana11.91.1
Iowa13.41.7
Kansas11.51.6
Kentucky14.21.4
Louisiana15.11.5
Maine9.31.5
Maryland9.60.9
Massachusetts9.20.9
Michigan11.60.8
Minnesota11.31.6
Mississippi14.31.8
Missouri13.61.2
Montana14.71.9
Nebraska9.41.5
Nevada12.21.7
New Hampshire11.41.7
New Jersey10.60.8
New Mexico12.21.7
New York10.30.6
North Carolina10.10.8
North Dakota12.21.7
Ohio12.00.9
Oklahoma11.01.3
Oregon8.31.4
Pennsylvania11.20.8
Puerto Rico14.42.1
Rhode Island10.01.5
South Carolina11.91.2
South Dakota12.01.7
Tennessee10.51.1
Texas12.50.6
Utah13.91.8
Vermont10.61.5
Virgin Islands28.22.5
Virginia10.80.9
Washington10.81.1
West Virginia16.21.9
Wisconsin10.81.2
Wyoming13.51.8

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T13_1_1_5_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/13_timeliness/T13_1_1_5_1.html