Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 3.3d
Among adults age 18 and over who reported making an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months, percent who always got an appointment as soon as they wanted, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2003 and 2004
  2004 2003
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Alabama 67.5 1.2 66.4 1.2
Alaska 52.3 2.9 61.1 2.7
Arizona 56.3 1.7 55.9 1.7
Arkansas 63.0 1.5 66.0 1.5
California 58.4 1.0 57.8 1.0
Colorado 63.0 1.7 60.2 1.7
Connecticut 63.6 1.6 64.2 1.6
Delaware 63.5 1.7 64.2 1.7
District of Columbia 58.8 2.5 59.7 2.4
Florida 61.0 0.8 60.0 0.8
Georgia 64.7 1.1 65.3 1.1
Hawaii 61.8 2.7 64.9 2.5
Idaho 62.2 1.8 63.1 2.0
Illinois 64.0 1.3 66.8 1.3
Indiana 68.6 1.0 66.9 1.0
Iowa 67.0 1.5 67.3 1.4
Kansas 70.4 1.4 65.5 1.5
Kentucky 64.4 1.3 65.8 1.3
Louisiana 63.8 1.5 67.4 1.4
Maine 66.6 1.5 67.0 1.5
Maryland 59.7 1.4 62.8 1.3
Massachusetts 63.6 1.4 62.3 1.4
Michigan 65.0 1.0 64.1 1.0
Minnesota 62.9 1.3 62.0 1.3
Mississippi 63.8 1.5 65.0 1.5
Missouri 64.7 1.1 63.9 1.1
Montana 68.8 2.6 66.9 2.7
Nebraska 69.7 1.7 69.4 1.6
Nevada 58.5 2.2 63.3 2.2
New Hampshire 66.1 1.7 64.3 1.6
New Jersey 59.6 1.1 61.4 1.1
New Mexico 54.7 1.8 53.7 1.8
New York 62.1 0.9 61.7 0.9
North Carolina 64.0 1.0 64.8 1.0
North Dakota 64.5 1.7 65.0 1.6
Ohio 64.5 0.9 67.0 0.9
Oklahoma 66.9 1.5 64.7 1.5
Oregon 61.0 1.7 60.3 1.8
Pennsylvania 64.4 0.9 66.3 0.9
Puerto Rico 39.9 3.0 45.4 2.8
Rhode Island 65.8 2.5 67.1 2.4
South Carolina 66.3 1.4 64.7 1.2
South Dakota 66.1 1.9 69.0 2.6
Tennessee 65.2 1.2 66.6 1.1
Texas 64.2 0.8 62.8 0.8
Utah 61.6 2.1 61.1 2.1
Vermont 67.8 2.6 66.8 2.6
Virgin Islands 58.3 3.9 57.5 3.7
Virginia 62.8 1.2 62.5 1.1
Washington 60.4 1.4 59.0 1.4
West Virginia 67.7 1.6 67.5 1.5
Wisconsin 66.0 1.1 68.3 1.1
Wyoming 60.4 2.9 63.1 2.6

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

Return to Contents

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care