2012 National Healthcare Quality Report

Chapter 6, Text Descriptions for Figures

Figure 6.1. Hospitalized adult patients with heart failure who were given complete written discharge instructions, by age and gender, 2005-2010

Age Group200520062007200820092010
<6556.76875.481.886.289.7
65-7457.268.675.881.886.189.3
75-8458.269.376.582.486.589.8
85+57.568.976.482.186.890

 

Gender200520062007200820092010
Female56.467.875.181.385.989.4
Male58.369.676.882.786.990

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Quality Improvement Organization Program, 2005-2010.
Denominator: Hospitalized adult patients with a principal discharge diagnosis of heart failure.
Note: Complete written discharge instructions needed to address all of the following: activity level, diet, discharge medications, followup appointment, weight monitoring, and actions to take if symptoms worsen.

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Figure 6.2. State variation: Readmissions for congestive heart failure, by State quartile

QuartileStates
No hospital worse than national averageAlaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine
Between 0-5 percent of hospitals worse than national averageCalifornia, Arizona, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts
More than 5 percent of hospitals worse than national averageMichigan, Illinois, Kentucky, Florida, New York, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Puerto Rico

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HospitalCompare.

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Figure 6.3. People with a usual source of care whose health provider usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors, by family income and insurance (adults under age 65), United States, 2002-2009

Income20022003200420052006200720082009
High Income76.877.478.379.379.580.881.380.8
Middle Income72.975.776.977.278.779.680.778.6
Low Income75.276.678.875.878.48178.578.6
Poor75.574.276.876.4797879.877.4

 

Insurance20022003200420052006200720082009
Any Private75.376.478.178.679.480.681.279.9
Public Only75.274.376.374.878.578.378.376.9
Uninsured76.077.280.478.479.579.979.679.3

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2002-2009.
Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population who report a usual source of care.

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Figure 6.4. Hospitals with electronic exchange of patient information on medication history, by ownership and bed size, 2009 and 2010, electronic exchange with hospitals outside their system (top) and electronic exchange with ambulatory providers outside their system (bottom)

Hospital Type20092010
Total13.419.4
For Profit9.412.9
Nonprofit13.619.7
Federal27.726.4
Non-Federal12.020.6
<100 Beds14.817.9
100-399 Beds12.118.9
400+ Beds13.925.6

 

Hospital Type20092010
Total28.232.1
For Profit19.620.8
Nonprofit32.036.0
Federal13.220.5
Non-Federal23.028.1
<100 Beds23.726.4
100-399 Beds30.435.5
400+ Beds32.937.5

Source: American Hospital Association Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement, 2009 and 2010.

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Figure 6.5. Effective care coordination among children with special health care needs, overall and by age and insurance status, 2009-2010

Age Group / Insurance Status2009-2010
Total56
0-558.8
6-1154.9
12-1755.5
Private60.8
Public51.4
Private and Public53.1
Uninsured37.7

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), 2009-2010.
Denominator: CSHCN who were reported to use more than one service during the survey period.

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Figure 6.6. Children with special health care needs with a medical home, overall and by age and insurance, 2009-2010

Age Group / Insurance2009-2010
Total43
0 to 544.2
6 to 1142.1
12 to 1743.1
Private51.2
Public34
Private and Public35.3
Uninsured24.2

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), 2009-2010.
Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population ages 0-17 with special health care needs.

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Page last reviewed May 2013
Internet Citation: 2012 National Healthcare Quality Report: Chapter 6, Text Descriptions for Figures. May 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr12/chap6-text.html