T13_1_3_5_1

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 13_1_3.5_1
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2010
StatePercentSE
Alabama10.61.6
Alaska11.12.5
Arizona9.01.6
Arkansas11.72.3
California8.30.8
Colorado6.21.7
Connecticut8.52.0
Delaware9.62.3
District of Columbia9.22.5
Florida9.90.9
Georgia9.21.5
Hawaii11.22.8
Idaho7.82.2
Illinois6.10.9
Indiana9.21.5
Iowa3.81.5
Kansas9.82.3
Kentucky9.61.7
Louisiana11.02.0
Maine5.71.8
Maryland7.31.3
Massachusetts4.51.0
Michigan9.31.1
Minnesota6.01.8
Mississippi11.12.3
Missouri8.21.5
Montana10.12.6
Nebraska3.31.5
Nevada7.72.1
New Hampshire9.12.2
New Jersey9.21.3
New Mexico7.72.1
New York7.40.8
North Carolina8.71.2
North Dakota7.12.2
Ohio7.81.1
Oklahoma6.41.5
Oregon8.02.1
Pennsylvania6.31.0
Puerto Rico15.72.6
Rhode Island5.91.8
South Carolina8.81.6
South Dakota6.72.0
Tennessee6.21.2
Texas8.70.8
Utah7.22.0
Vermont7.82.2
Virgin Islands23.33.5
Virginia8.91.3
Washington7.51.4
West Virginia11.82.4
Wisconsin5.91.4
Wyoming7.22.1

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_3_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_3_5_1.html