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T11_1_7_3a

2011 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 had less shortness of breath,a by race and State, United States, 2009
   Single race  
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.10.060.90.059.30.161.80.363.40.857.60.558.41.0
Alabama61.90.262.30.360.90.572.96.4DSUDSU59.76.070.67.8
Alaska53.61.552.31.751.48.566.78.6DSUDSU57.05.0DSUDSU
Arizona61.70.361.70.359.71.871.73.671.76.657.83.8DSUDSU
Arkansas53.20.453.20.452.21.072.77.8DSUDSU63.27.8DSUDSU
California63.50.163.70.163.10.461.90.465.01.563.11.660.52.7
Colorado59.00.355.90.453.42.163.33.780.77.156.46.7DSUDSU
Connecticut55.60.356.00.352.61.152.44.9DSUDSU59.55.547.28.3
Delaware61.10.662.00.758.31.460.07.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of Columbia68.01.073.72.667.41.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida57.90.161.90.157.20.464.01.661.43.157.02.061.23.7
Georgia64.10.264.30.263.50.467.83.3DSUDSU55.64.873.75.8
Hawaii68.00.966.91.7DSUDSU70.71.464.52.1DSUDSU57.46.0
Idaho57.70.657.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU50.06.7DSUDSU
Illinois63.90.264.30.263.30.364.70.862.04.765.02.563.54.9
Indiana61.30.360.90.363.20.869.45.4DSUDSU61.25.364.66.9
Iowa58.60.458.60.460.12.543.97.8DSUDSU67.67.7DSUDSU
Kansas60.40.460.50.460.11.659.67.2DSUDSU56.16.1DSUDSU
Kentucky57.70.357.60.360.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSU51.66.3DSUDSU
Louisiana54.10.355.80.349.30.542.75.1DSUDSU59.54.738.57.8
Maine62.40.462.40.462.57.0DSUDSUDSUDSU58.77.362.28.0
Maryland66.30.365.20.370.10.667.12.570.08.470.55.8DSUDSU
Massachusetts64.10.264.10.263.60.864.01.779.45.151.63.965.44.2
Michigan61.80.162.40.260.40.364.71.560.76.354.72.358.94.1
Minnesota57.80.358.40.450.31.757.72.6DSUDSU54.24.641.98.9
Mississippi60.20.360.60.459.50.654.68.7DSUDSU66.75.8DSUDSU
Missouri62.60.263.10.259.70.663.04.258.18.960.74.657.15.9
Montana60.10.760.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU57.55.8DSUDSU
Nebraska55.00.555.40.549.12.376.77.7DSUDSU42.97.6DSUDSU
Nevada62.00.463.10.459.81.455.51.864.54.651.84.7DSUDSU
New Hampshire58.10.558.10.564.47.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey67.20.267.20.266.60.671.61.769.56.066.74.971.05.8
New Mexico56.30.556.80.755.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSU63.73.0DSUDSU
New York59.30.159.70.258.20.454.81.067.54.363.22.462.74.0
North Carolina59.50.259.50.259.80.560.54.048.58.755.62.354.46.0
North Dakota66.70.966.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU58.26.7DSUDSU
Ohio59.30.259.60.258.20.553.33.062.86.852.64.354.85.2
Oklahoma53.50.354.00.350.21.259.44.9DSUDSU50.71.445.93.7
Oregon57.80.457.60.459.53.464.54.073.07.363.04.770.37.5
Pennsylvania60.70.160.80.158.30.466.72.058.26.764.33.757.34.7
Puerto Rico72.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island67.00.566.50.572.52.581.85.8DSUDSU65.33.2DSUDSU
South Carolina69.90.370.60.367.60.659.06.3DSUDSU71.76.6DSUDSU
South Dakota59.10.959.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU59.85.4DSUDSU
Tennessee58.40.258.80.256.10.659.05.4DSUDSU62.35.560.07.8
Texas50.20.152.70.246.20.450.71.255.03.851.12.647.24.0
Utah65.10.465.30.461.55.366.04.965.06.255.25.3DSUDSU
Vermont52.50.752.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virgin Islands66.06.5DSUDSU73.77.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia61.70.261.50.361.80.569.22.069.27.460.85.049.36.0
Washington58.70.358.70.356.62.157.72.249.45.755.03.361.16.6
West Virginia55.70.455.80.452.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Wisconsin63.60.363.80.358.21.367.24.2DSUDSU60.94.7DSUDSU
Wyoming51.71.351.31.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU44.48.3DSUDSU

a. Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared with 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: T11_1_7_3a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_7_3a.html

 

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