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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 4.3e: Percent of persons whose providers always explained things clearly to them, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2002

State Percent 95% confidence interval
     
Alabama 69.0 2.0
Alaska 64.8 4.8
Arizona 64.0 3.0
Arkansas 69.8 2.5
California 65.5 1.6
Colorado 63.2 3.0
Connecticut 67.7 2.7
Delaware 66.5 3.0
District of Columbia 70.3 3.9
Florida 64.1 1.3
Georgia 68.3 1.8
Hawaii 76.3 3.9
Idaho 69.4 3.4
Illinois 67.9 2.1
Indiana 66.3 1.8
Iowa 64.2 2.5
Kansas 65.9 2.9
Kentucky 65.3 2.4
Louisiana 73.8 2.2
Maine 71.9 2.4
Maryland 66.7 2.3
Massachusetts 69.8 2.3
Michigan 66.9 1.7
Minnesota 69.8 2.2
Mississippi 71.4 2.4
Missouri 64.5 2.0
Montana 65.3 4.7
Nebraska 66.1 2.9
Nevada 64.2 3.8
New Hampshire 74.3 2.7
New Jersey 67.2 1.9
New Mexico 67.4 3.1
New York 66.9 1.5
North Carolina 68.5 1.7
North Dakota 66.4 3.0
Ohio 67.6 1.5
Oklahoma 68.1 2.5
Oregon 68.6 2.9
Pennsylvania 68.8 1.5
Puerto Rico 67.2 4.3
Rhode Island 69.6 5.0
South Carolina 69.9 2.3
South Dakota 65.3 3.3
Tennessee 68.3 1.9
Texas 67.6 1.4
Utah 60.8 3.9
Vermont 66.6 5.6
Virginia 66.1 1.9
Washington 68.5 2.3
West Virginia 67.2 2.7
Wisconsin 68.2 1.9
Wyoming 66.4 4.5
     

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

 

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