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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Overall Measures

Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received.

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

National Tables

5.1a Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, United States, 2001.

5.1b Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, United States, 2000.

National Data Source

AHRQ, CFACT, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

National Denominator

Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months and answered the question "We want to know your rating of all your health care in the last 12 months from all doctors and other health providers. Use any number from 0 to 10 where 0 is the worst health care possible, and 10 is the best health care possible. How would you rate all your health care?" Nonresponses, and "Don't know" responses are excluded.

National Numerator

Subset of denominator population who rated their health care 9 or 10.

State Tables

5.1c Percent of adults who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicaid, by, by State, 2003.

5.1d Percent of adults who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicaid, by, by State, 2002.

5.1e Percent of persons who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicare fee for service, by State, 2002.

5.1f Percent of persons who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicare fee for service, by State, 2001.

5.1g Percent of persons who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicare managed care, by State, 2002.

5.1h Percent of persons who rate their health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 (worst) to 10 (best), Medicare managed care, by State, 2001.

State Data Source

AHRQ, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.

State Denominator

Adults who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months.

State Numerator

Respondents who rated their health care as 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 to 10.

Comments

National tables report data from the MEPS Self-Administered Questionnaire (SAQ). See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information on the SAQ.

 

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