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Table 4.2d: Patient Experience of Care by State (Medicaid), 2002

Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, percent distribution of how often their health providers explained things clearly, Medicaid, by State, 2002
         
  Doctor always explains things clearly to you Doctor always explains thing clearly to child
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
         
Iowa 74.5 1.5 59.3 2.2
Kansas 69.4 1.4 57.0 2.0
Maryland 79.0 1.6 68.8 2.2
Massachusetts 73.1 1.3 68.7 1.8
Michigan 70.3 0.6 60.1 0.8
New Mexico 75.2 1.5 68.0 2.2
New York 73.0 0.6 65.9 1.0
Ohio 83.1 1.0 73.0 1.5
Oklahoma 72.5 2.6 56.7 3.9
Oregon 73.6 0.7 58.5 1.1
Pennsylvania 77.0 1.0 66.6 1.5
Utah 73.5 1.9 57.0 3.6
Vermont 83.3 2.3 72.9 3.4
Virginia 79.6 1.4 68.6 1.9
Washington 74.1 0.7 60.9 1.0
         

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

Table 4.2c: Patient Experience of Care by State (Medicaid), 2002 Table 4.2e: Patient Experience of Care by State (Medicare), 2001

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