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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 a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose doctor sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicaid, by State, 2010
StatePercentSE
Arizona17.72.0
California20.80.7
Colorado9.51.3
Connecticut14.12.7
Delaware11.91.9
District of Columbia14.42.5
Florida14.50.7
Hawaii11.90.8
Indiana15.22.6
Kansas14.91.5
Maryland14.10.8
Massachusetts9.50.8
Michigan14.30.6
Minnesota5.20.3
Missouri11.21.5
Nebraska10.11.6
New Jersey11.91.5
New Mexico11.91.5
New York14.90.5
Ohio10.30.7
Oklahoma13.91.7
Oregon12.51.8
Pennsylvania13.00.7
Puerto Rico18.82.2
Rhode Island12.11.3
South Carolina11.51.3
Tennessee15.01.3
Virginia13.41.3
Washington11.81.0
West Virginia11.41.6
Wisconsin11.11.7

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_5_3_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/nhqrdr11/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_5_3_1.html