Skip Navigation Archive: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Archive: Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archival print banner

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 It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work.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 11_1_7-3a

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 11_1_7.3a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by race,a by State, 2008
   Single race  
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.50.061.10.059.60.163.00.362.90.857.50.560.51.0
Alabama60.60.261.20.359.00.563.27.8DSUDSU54.15.866.78.2
Alaska54.51.655.31.851.48.2DSUDSUDSUDSU54.85.8DSUDSU
Arizona62.60.362.80.458.22.160.43.864.58.660.13.8DSUDSU
Arkansas54.60.455.10.450.41.1DSUDSUDSUDSU56.79.1DSUDSU
California64.00.163.90.262.50.564.10.468.11.559.81.663.92.4
Colorado60.10.357.70.456.22.259.74.5DSUDSU57.95.7DSUDSU
Connecticut56.60.357.00.353.81.153.44.6DSUDSU60.75.3DSUDSU
Delaware59.60.660.10.757.21.558.88.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of Columbia63.31.162.72.963.61.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida60.00.163.30.159.40.464.61.759.02.958.21.961.03.8
Georgia66.60.266.50.366.70.572.53.577.17.159.65.269.87.0
Hawaii67.20.963.61.7DSUDSU70.81.365.42.3DSUDSU58.25.2
Idaho57.10.656.90.6DSUDSU59.48.7DSUDSU53.27.3DSUDSU
Illinois63.60.264.10.263.50.360.51.065.44.162.52.566.75.1
Indiana59.10.358.90.360.80.860.36.4DSUDSU57.84.953.98.0
Iowa56.80.456.80.456.62.652.98.6DSUDSU61.18.1DSUDSU
Kansas60.30.460.20.460.81.663.36.9DSUDSU53.56.6DSUDSU
Kentucky57.70.357.50.359.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSU69.86.3DSUDSU
Louisiana53.30.355.00.348.50.648.35.4DSUDSU59.05.1DSUDSU
Maine59.20.459.20.456.07.0DSUDSUDSUDSU65.27.0DSUDSU
Maryland65.50.365.00.366.80.671.42.5DSUDSU59.67.2DSUDSU
Massachusetts63.50.263.50.263.20.863.71.867.36.562.43.763.85.0
Michigan61.20.161.30.261.10.368.91.768.46.258.82.352.54.2
Minnesota56.50.456.80.454.21.958.13.0DSUDSU43.43.8DSUDSU
Mississippi61.40.362.10.460.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSU64.36.4DSUDSU
Missouri62.20.262.70.259.70.774.04.064.47.157.74.763.56.7
Montana58.50.858.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU59.36.7DSUDSU
Nebraska55.80.556.30.546.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU48.78.2DSUDSU
Nevada62.80.463.40.559.11.560.51.953.94.956.64.8DSUDSU
New Hampshire56.60.556.50.545.28.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey67.50.267.00.267.40.669.31.972.76.068.84.862.06.9
New Mexico55.80.656.20.755.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSU64.53.4DSUDSU
New York59.80.160.30.258.10.457.51.157.94.353.92.457.54.4
North Carolina61.00.260.90.260.70.563.14.168.88.263.72.365.25.9
North Dakota66.40.866.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU45.56.7DSUDSU
Ohio60.00.260.40.258.30.550.83.568.16.855.64.153.95.6
Oklahoma55.10.355.70.350.01.360.35.552.37.550.21.450.94.7
Oregon59.20.459.20.461.83.464.24.1DSUDSU46.55.060.08.3
Pennsylvania61.30.161.30.161.10.569.72.156.95.857.53.764.34.8
Puerto Rico72.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island67.60.567.30.570.32.658.56.8DSUDSU73.93.1DSUDSU
South Carolina68.90.368.80.369.30.673.26.9DSUDSU50.07.5DSUDSU
South Dakota60.40.960.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU54.75.8DSUDSU
Tennessee59.60.259.60.259.60.758.35.0DSUDSU64.55.564.78.2
Texas50.90.153.00.247.00.451.01.350.63.751.22.553.44.3
Utah65.50.465.80.467.15.462.85.055.66.865.25.7DSUDSU
Vermont49.10.749.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin IslandsDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia62.00.261.90.362.10.568.32.272.96.458.04.761.56.8
Washington60.50.360.40.358.52.261.82.251.85.563.03.257.76.9
West Virginia56.70.556.70.558.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Wisconsin61.10.361.30.355.91.562.94.7DSUDSU66.74.5DSUDSU
Wyoming49.51.349.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded. Also excludes records with missing race values.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-3a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_7-3a.html

 

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

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care