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Table 3.3e: Getting Appointments for Care by State

Table 3.3e    
Percent of persons who report that they can always get an appointment for routine care as soon as they wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2002
     
State Percent Standard error
Alabama 70.24 1.10
Alaska 63.32 2.70
Arizona 58.50 1.68
Arkansas 69.63 1.40
California 62.78 1.14
Colorado 61.14 1.68
Connecticut 69.76 1.48
Delaware 70.71 1.56
District of Columbia 62.16 2.40
Florida 65.41 0.69
Georgia 67.82 1.03
Hawaii 71.07 2.59
Idaho 61.71 2.01
Illinois 68.48 1.51
Indiana 69.64 0.97
Iowa 68.87 1.37
Kansas 68.33 1.55
Kentucky 69.89 1.31
Louisiana 69.00 1.32
Maine 68.60 1.39
Maryland 67.01 1.26
Massachusetts 67.07 1.51
Michigan 70.24 0.94
Minnesota 63.16 1.26
Mississippi 69.69 1.41
Missouri 64.86 1.09
Montana 70.93 2.45
Nebraska 69.99 1.69
Nevada 65.58 2.28
New Hampshire 68.50 1.61
New Jersey 68.46 1.07
New Mexico 57.30 1.78
New York 66.52 0.84
North Carolina 63.56 1.01
North Dakota 67.27 2.00
Ohio 69.94 0.79
Oklahoma 69.40 1.39
Oregon 63.80 1.70
Pennsylvania 71.19 0.77
Puerto Rico 55.50 2.43
Rhode Island 70.57 2.64
South Carolina 67.71 1.30
South Dakota 67.81 2.49
Tennessee 67.22 1.09
Texas 66.02 0.90
Utah 59.76 2.07
Vermont 68.96 2.43
Virginia 67.01 1.12
Washington 63.28 1.31
West Virginia 72.32 1.46
Wisconsin 66.79 1.03
Wyoming 66.96 2.54

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

Table 3.3d: Getting Appointements for Care by State Table 3.3f: Getting Appointments for Care by State

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