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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 4.5c
Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 6 months, percent whose health providers always explained things clearly, Medicaid, by State, 2004 and 2005
State 2005 2004
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Arkansas 57.7 2.4 DNC DNC
California 57.2 2.3 52.9 0.8
Colorado 65.6 2.2 61.6 1.3
Connecticut 63.5 2.0 DNC DNC
Florida 68.5 1.0 71.3 1.1
Hawaii DNC DNC 64.2 1.5
Kansas 66.6 2.2 59.4 2.1
Maryland 64.0 1.2 64.4 1.3
Massachusetts DNC DNC 59.3 2.0
Michigan 60.1 0.8 59.1 0.8
Missouri 65.8 2.8 DNC DNC
Nevada DNC DNC 58.2 2.8
New Jersey 66.3 2.6 DNC DNC
New Mexico 67.5 1.8 64.6 1.9
New York 65.7 2.1 59.6 0.6
North Carolina 71.6 3.4 DNC DNC
Ohio 59.6 1.7 66.3 1.6
Oklahoma DNC DNC 53.8 1.7
Oregon DNC DNC 58.5 1.7
Pennsylvania 66.3 1.9 65.8 1.0
Rhode Island 69.1 2.3 DNC DNC
Tennessee 65.4 2.1 DNC DNC
Utah 62.1 1.6 DNC DNC
Vermont 67.8 2.8 64.6 2.7
Virginia 60.5 2.8 DNC DNC
Washington 62.9 1.4 DNC DNC

DNC - Data not collected.

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

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