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Table 1.144b
Percent of hospice patients who received care consistent with patient's wishes, by State, 2006
State Number of providers Percent Standard error
Total 56,240 94.5 0.1
Alabama 550 95.6 0.9
Arizona 592 96.0 0.8
California 2,789 94.2 0.4
Colorado 1,462 92.8 0.7
Connecticut 654 94.7 0.9
Florida 2,964 94.3 0.4
Georgia 1,778 95.8 0.5
Hawaii 277 91.0 1.7
Idaho 491 94.3 1.1
Illinois 2,582 94.2 0.5
Indiana 1,031 94.8 0.7
Iowa 2,284 94.2 0.5
Kansas 347 95.4 1.1
Kentucky 426 92.7 1.3
Louisiana 59 91.5 3.7
Maine 52 94.2 3.3
Maryland 1,677 94.9 0.5
Massachusetts 1,467 95.3 0.6
Michigan 2,623 95.7 0.4
Minnesota 1,565 96.1 0.5
Mississippi 109 94.5 2.2
Missouri 1,416 95.6 0.6
Montana 292 93.8 1.4
Nebraska 232 98.7 0.7
Nevada 989 90.9 0.9
New Hampshire 397 95.5 1.1
New Jersey 373 96.3 1.0
New Mexico 256 92.6 1.6
New York 3,912 94.2 0.4
North Carolina 3,522 94.4 0.4
North Dakota 577 94.8 0.9
Ohio 4,458 94.6 0.3
Oklahoma 182 95.1 1.6
Oregon 800 94.5 0.8
Pennsylvania 2,921 95.5 0.4
Rhode Island 19 94.7 5.3
South Carolina 476 90.6 1.3
South Dakota 558 93.6 1.0
Tennessee 695 95.7 0.8
Texas 1,254 94.6 0.6
Utah 690 94.9 0.8
Virginia 718 94.3 0.9
Washington 2,165 93.3 0.5
West Virginia 680 94.7 0.9
Wisconsin 2,879 94.0 0.4

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care survey data. This survey is completely voluntary, so data for some States may not be available.

 

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