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Table 4.5d
Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent whose health providers always explained things clearly, Medicare managed care, by State, 2003 and 2006
State 2006 2003
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Alabama 72.8 1.6 74.6 1.3
Arizona 64.5 1.3 64.9 1.1
California 67.3 0.6 64.9 0.8
Colorado 68.2 1.3 69.6 0.9
Connecticut 72.4 2.7 67.6 1.7
District of Columbia DNC DNC 67.4 2.6
Florida 66.6 0.7 63.4 0.7
Georgia 72.8 2.6 66.6 1.8
Hawaii 73.3 2.0 77.9 1.7
Idaho 67.8 2.4 72.3 1.6
Illinois 69.5 1.8 68.8 1.5
Indiana 71.3 1.4 69.8 1.4
Iowa 71.0 2.1 70.0 1.7
Kansas 67.0 2.4 67.3 1.9
Kentucky 65.7 2.9 69.4 2.1
Louisiana 70.6 4.0 70.5 1.5
Maryland 71.3 1.9 65.6 2.2
Massachusetts 72.6 1.1 70.1 0.8
Michigan 69.1 2.3 66.4 1.3
Minnesota 68.6 1.3 67.9 1.1
Mississippi DNC DNC 70.7 2.8
Missouri 69.3 1.1 68.4 1.1
Nebraska 72.5 2.1 72.3 2.3
Nevada 65.8 2.0 62.9 1.8
New Hampshire 65.6 2.9 65.7 2.6
New Jersey 64.8 1.4 69.9 1.2
New Mexico 72.0 1.9 70.1 1.5
New York 68.1 0.7 67.6 0.6
North Carolina 74.7 1.8 69.2 1.9
North Dakota 69.4 2.6 71.7 2.4
Ohio 70.2 0.9 70.3 0.7
Oklahoma 67.4 1.9 66.4 1.8
Oregon 70.6 1.0 70.5 0.8
Pennsylvania 70.4 0.7 72.1 0.6
Puerto Rico 63.2 1.7 77.4 1.3
Rhode Island 67.9 1.7 72.6 1.3
Tennessee 71.4 1.5 69.8 1.0
Texas 69.4 1.0 67.2 2.3
Virginia 75.1 2.5 67.1 1.7
Washington 68.9 1.3 68.8 0.9
West Virginia 74.3 1.6 72.3 1.2
Wisconsin 71.5 1.2 72.8 1.1

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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