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Table 3.4e: Getting Appointments for Care by State

Percent of persons who report that they can always get care for illness/injury as soon as they wanted (always, usually, sometimes/never), Medicare fee for service, by State, 2002
     
State Percent Standard error
Alabama 76.71 1.42
Alaska 76.25 3.36
Arizona 68.20 2.36
Arkansas 72.78 1.92
California 71.39 1.59
Colorado 74.71 2.31
Connecticut 79.52 1.91
Delaware 72.72 2.36
District of Columbia 70.41 3.26
Florida 71.82 0.98
Georgia 71.68 1.41
Hawaii 69.22 4.43
Idaho 68.75 2.81
Illinois 75.61 2.21
Indiana 74.42 1.37
Iowa 79.60 1.88
Kansas 77.55 2.16
Kentucky 74.03 1.75
Louisiana 75.08 1.75
Maine 74.86 1.89
Maryland 72.54 1.88
Massachusetts 72.89 2.09
Michigan 75.95 1.36
Minnesota 78.06 1.70
Mississippi 73.72 1.85
Missouri 71.70 1.55
Montana 78.81 3.33
Nebraska 71.63 2.58
Nevada 68.67 3.27
New Hampshire 75.92 2.19
New Jersey 75.52 1.55
New Mexico 66.58 2.57
New York 71.85 1.22
North Carolina 71.57 1.34
North Dakota 79.52 2.78
Ohio 76.56 1.11
Oklahoma 74.11 1.92
Oregon 72.61 2.32
Pennsylvania 75.57 1.17
Puerto Rico 44.50 3.37
Rhode Island 72.93 3.85
South Carolina 71.05 1.84
South Dakota 79.34 3.68
Tennessee 69.45 1.56
Texas 72.86 1.25
Utah 70.57 2.74
Vermont 82.32 2.98
Virginia 75.30 1.55
Washington 73.91 1.78
West Virginia 70.56 2.09
Wisconsin 78.26 1.43
Wyoming 75.54 3.65

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

Table 3.4d: Getting Appointments for Care by State Table 3.4f: Getting Appointments for Care by State

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