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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.5e: Percent of persons who can always get care for illness or injury as soon as wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2002

State Percent 95% confidence interval
     
Alabama 74.42 2.86
Alaska 68.48 7.09
Arizona 65.77 4.43
Arkansas 76.22 3.39
California 69.13 2.53
Colorado 72.82 4.27
Connecticut 74.01 3.98
Delaware 72.02 4.80
District of Columbia 69.19 6.43
Florida 70.99 1.90
Georgia 72.20 2.64
Hawaii 76.72 6.18
Idaho 74.65 5.02
Illinois 72.71 3.42
Indiana 75.03 2.63
Iowa 75.01 3.81
Kansas 75.89 4.24
Kentucky 72.96 3.34
Louisiana 74.34 3.38
Maine 75.75 3.48
Maryland 75.51 3.43
Massachusetts 75.30 3.42
Michigan 73.86 2.50
Minnesota 74.63 3.52
Mississippi 75.54 3.39
Missouri 72.72 2.93
Montana 75.00 6.98
Nebraska 76.47 4.45
Nevada 67.51 5.98
New Hampshire 76.94 4.00
New Jersey 71.88 3.00
New Mexico 64.98 5.05
New York 71.53 2.27
North Carolina 71.01 2.50
North Dakota 75.08 4.67
Ohio 74.29 2.28
Oklahoma 73.68 3.57
Oregon 67.97 4.50
Pennsylvania 76.48 2.22
Puerto Rico 48.73 5.91
Rhode Island 76.16 6.80
South Carolina 72.48 3.45
South Dakota 75.09 5.09
Tennessee 72.13 2.79
Texas 69.64 2.22
Utah 69.42 5.79
Vermont 81.10 7.45
Virginia 72.25 2.92
Washington 74.45 3.31
West Virginia 75.14 3.63
Wisconsin 72.99 2.86
Wyoming 67.74 7.36
     

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

 

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