T16_4_7_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 16_4_7.5_1
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who could always get an appointment with a specialist, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2010
StatePercentSE
Alabama64.52.1
Alaska53.43.5
Arizona58.62.0
Arkansas62.83.0
California63.51.0
Colorado62.52.5
Connecticut63.42.4
Delaware61.22.8
District of Columbia57.93.2
Florida64.91.0
Georgia67.31.9
Hawaii57.33.2
Idaho64.33.0
Illinois63.81.4
Indiana65.42.1
Iowa60.63.0
Kansas63.13.1
Kentucky64.22.5
Louisiana61.62.4
Maine57.53.1
Maryland65.41.7
Massachusetts59.71.8
Michigan65.01.5
Minnesota60.33.0
Mississippi63.53.1
Missouri63.62.1
Montana56.33.3
Nebraska70.42.9
Nevada67.02.8
New Hampshire59.23.0
New Jersey60.21.5
New Mexico53.73.2
New York59.21.1
North Carolina62.31.6
North Dakota60.23.5
Ohio62.91.6
Oklahoma63.22.5
Oregon57.93.1
Pennsylvania62.31.5
Puerto Rico53.33.2
Rhode Island65.22.7
South Carolina66.82.1
South Dakota58.83.2
Tennessee64.22.0
Texas63.61.1
Utah64.03.0
Vermont62.02.9
Virgin Islands56.83.7
Virginia60.51.7
Washington59.72.0
West Virginia62.33.1
Wisconsin61.92.3
Wyoming59.63.3

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: T16_4_7_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/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_7_5_1.html