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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.5d
Among adults age 18 and over who reported making an appointment for illness or injury 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 72.8 1.5 73.0 1.5
Alaska 69.2 3.8 68.8 3.7
Arizona 71.6 2.3 72.0 2.2
Arkansas 70.7 2.0 75.0 1.9
California 71.4 1.4 72.7 1.3
Colorado 79.4 2.1 72.8 2.3
Connecticut 78.8 2.1 75.2 2.1
Delaware 76.5 2.3 73.0 2.3
District of Columbia 70.5 3.1 68.8 3.3
Florida 70.3 1.1 72.1 1.0
Georgia 72.4 1.5 71.2 1.4
Hawaii 71.8 3.8 84.7 3.1
Idaho 77.3 2.2 79.5 2.4
Illinois 79.8 1.6 78.4 1.6
Indiana 78.1 1.3 79.8 1.3
Iowa 79.2 1.9 80.9 1.8
Kansas 80.6 1.9 76.1 2.1
Kentucky 75.2 1.5 73.2 1.6
Louisiana 71.9 1.9 74.1 1.8
Maine 80.6 1.7 79.6 1.7
Maryland 70.3 2.0 70.7 1.8
Massachusetts 77.4 1.7 73.9 1.8
Michigan 76.1 1.3 73.6 1.3
Minnesota 76.3 1.7 77.3 1.7
Mississippi 72.1 1.8 72.6 1.8
Missouri 75.3 1.5 73.4 1.5
Montana 85.5 2.7 87.7 2.8
Nebraska 82.5 2.1 79.8 2.3
Nevada 70.8 3.0 68.2 3.0
New Hampshire 74.9 2.3 76.8 2.1
New Jersey 70.2 1.6 74.1 1.5
New Mexico 67.2 2.4 65.3 2.4
New York 75.3 1.2 72.0 1.2
North Carolina 72.2 1.3 72.0 1.3
North Dakota 77.4 2.1 78.7 2.1
Ohio 74.0 1.2 74.3 1.2
Oklahoma 71.8 2.0 76.0 1.8
Oregon 69.4 2.4 74.0 2.3
Pennsylvania 75.0 1.2 76.4 1.2
Puerto Rico 39.7 3.2 44.9 3.1
Rhode Island 73.5 3.1 76.8 2.9
South Carolina 74.3 1.7 75.1 1.5
South Dakota 79.9 2.4 85.3 3.1
Tennessee 73.0 1.5 73.0 1.5
Texas 72.8 1.1 73.6 1.1
Utah 75.3 2.7 75.1 2.8
Vermont 78.6 3.3 76.9 3.2
Virgin Islands 66.7 4.9 63.5 4.9
Virginia 73.7 1.5 73.7 1.5
Washington 73.1 1.7 73.9 1.8
West Virginia 76.5 1.9 76.0 1.9
Wisconsin 79.1 1.4 78.7 1.4
Wyoming 77.1 3.4 75.8 3.4

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

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