T14_2_2_3

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 14_2_2.3
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication with nurses in the hospital, by State, 2009-2010
 20102009
StateSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total452,7835.60.01432,0265.90.02
Alabama10,9406.50.1011,3697.10.11
Alaska7995.40.326134.60.31
Arizona8,3235.70.108,8526.20.11
Arkansas6,3325.80.126,4766.20.13
California57,3566.40.0454,3046.90.05
Colorado6,2195.00.116,1235.70.12
Connecticut4,9665.10.124,9745.50.13
Delaware8625.90.349256.60.36
District of Columbia1,78110.70.411,61911.00.45
Florida36,9607.70.0727,9118.60.09
Georgia12,0915.80.0911,7316.50.10
Hawaii2,0954.60.172,4725.60.19
Idaho1,6124.30.181,4344.90.22
Illinois21,3415.40.0621,6315.90.07
Indiana7,8754.20.088,0994.50.09
Iowa2,9663.30.103,1143.50.11
Kansas3,7094.00.113,3704.10.12
Kentucky8,2475.80.117,7586.20.12
Louisiana7,6725.70.117,5575.80.11
Maine1,2463.00.141,3273.10.15
Maryland8,1647.00.139,5067.50.13
Massachusetts7,7974.10.088,7844.50.08
Michigan9,9094.60.0810,4635.10.08
Minnesota6,6893.40.076,5153.50.07
Mississippi5,1865.70.134,7585.80.14
Missouri7,9764.90.097,3575.40.11
Montana1,2194.00.201,0333.60.19
Nebraska2,5613.70.122,5393.70.12
Nevada5,7088.40.183,7479.50.26
New Hampshire1,0463.20.171,1413.80.19
New Jersey10,9646.40.1011,7267.00.11
New Mexico3,4307.20.213,5487.60.21
New York26,8857.40.0826,9547.60.08
North Carolina9,2155.30.098,0805.30.10
North Dakota6794.10.276584.20.28
Ohio23,7684.90.0525,3185.30.06
Oklahoma6,6195.40.116,6775.60.12
Oregon3,0903.80.123,3404.10.12
Pennsylvania20,7395.20.0622,8625.40.06
Rhode Island1,6845.20.211,5104.90.21
South Carolina6,1035.50.124,4395.40.14
South Dakota8962.60.158642.60.15
Tennessee10,3726.10.109,5556.40.11
Texas36,2226.00.0530,8426.10.06
Utah3,1154.20.132,7764.50.14
Vermont4182.50.214872.90.22
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia10,9116.20.108,1926.60.12
Washington5,7465.00.115,3415.20.12
West Virginia5,8137.30.164,7397.30.18
Wisconsin5,6243.10.075,6883.30.07
Wyoming8313.90.239214.60.26

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_2_2_3: 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_2_2_3.html