Table T5_2_1_3-3

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 5_2_1_3.3
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital,a by State, 2009–2011
 201120102009
StateSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total2,815,21411.500.022,696,88812.00.062,443,80212.70.02
Alabama52,1498.750.1255,8469.30.4053,6199.60.13
Alaska5,2288.770.394,9089.11.364,46310.30.45
Arizona54,94711.300.1449,08912.60.4247,57313.60.16
Arkansas35,98310.960.1636,11411.30.5035,02812.20.17
California301,98112.430.06298,26313.30.17262,25813.80.07
Colorado45,7299.880.1441,27210.80.4635,66211.10.17
Connecticut30,55312.870.1932,22113.10.5230,08813.30.20
Delaware4,40812.060.494,90012.61.344,66613.40.50
District of Columbia4,49012.810.505,56214.01.244,89115.60.52
Florida173,65714.020.08159,46514.50.23108,04816.20.11
Georgia74,65511.290.1269,18211.80.3659,93512.80.14
Hawaii14,7749.990.2515,13910.70.7714,67711.10.26
Idaho13,4009.510.2512,3999.90.859,73210.80.31
Illinois132,59212.420.09130,53912.90.26122,56313.60.10
Indiana68,55411.290.1262,87211.50.3859,55812.20.13
Iowa32,1509.700.1730,29810.50.5429,63010.60.18
Kansas33,5059.820.1630,79910.60.5427,09411.20.19
Kentucky46,8669.500.1447,28710.20.4441,57310.90.15
Louisiana47,4049.250.1344,8539.60.4543,71710.40.15
Maine12,5369.540.2613,91510.10.8014,06610.00.25
Maryland40,35811.940.1639,01912.20.4742,52213.20.16
Massachusetts65,34210.940.1263,33711.10.3765,74812.00.13
Michigan95,14612.290.1171,60211.90.3568,41512.70.13
Minnesota64,34410.630.1264,79811.30.3761,41311.60.13
Mississippi29,99110.150.1730,54810.20.5427,54610.90.19
Missouri55,61711.670.1454,28712.20.4045,55612.90.16
Montana11,70210.840.2910,12411.20.949,48111.60.33
Nebraska24,0939.390.1922,96410.50.6223,07910.70.20
Nevada21,89713.180.2322,71014.00.6213,08715.60.32
New Hampshire10,56510.380.3010,90111.20.9010,12412.20.33
New Jersey59,77513.020.1457,42113.50.3955,52314.20.15
New Mexico16,03310.870.2515,85911.20.7515,64911.80.26
New York134,30812.790.09121,27713.70.27117,79914.30.10
North Carolina55,6089.700.1357,41610.10.4050,98010.40.13
North Dakota5,53911.230.425,54412.11.265,18612.00.45
Ohio163,18712.460.08162,68113.20.23159,13413.90.09
Oklahoma41,2909.950.1540,80810.40.4739,45811.00.16
Oregon32,94810.560.1727,30411.50.5726,94212.00.20
Pennsylvania124,85912.960.10132,82513.10.26142,12614.00.09
Rhode Island10,16513.190.3410,76713.50.9010,23513.70.34
South Carolina40,53410.290.1537,15911.10.4927,29411.80.19
South Dakota11,8058.360.2511,3498.40.9011,1558.60.27
Tennessee55,9669.920.1356,93310.70.4049,50011.60.14
Texas218,85810.850.07202,84911.30.21168,80112.30.08
Utah26,4048.030.1724,4939.00.6120,6709.80.21
Vermont6,9029.590.355,5429.91.275,61210.10.40
Virgin Islands1699.762.28DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia65,99511.340.1258,38312.00.3941,38512.80.16
Washington40,76411.370.1638,24511.50.4834,45012.20.18
West Virginia25,87312.200.2026,54412.40.5721,56512.50.23
Wisconsin66,0159.740.1261,0049.90.3857,85810.40.13
Wyoming7,60110.110.357,1329.61.136,61110.40.38

a Good communication about medications means hospital staff explained clearly about effects and possible side effects of medications.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T5_2_1_3-3: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/5_patientcenteredness/T5_2_1_3-3.html