Table 11_2_3-3

2008 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_2_3.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who were given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total38.71.136.61.9
Alabama41.310.947.313.3
Alaska****
Arizona****
Arkansas49.68.9**
California51.32.836.23.9
Colorado**63.418.6
Connecticut****
Delaware****
District of Columbia****
Florida35.94.643.97.2
Georgia42.36.336.76.3
Hawaii****
Idaho****
Illinois31.05.829.48.3
Indiana46.79.847.413.6
Iowa56.412.7**
Kansas28.38.253.415.1
Kentucky26.46.438.37.3
Louisiana34.66.7**
Maine50.910.2**
Maryland****
Massachusetts26.57.3**
Michigan33.28.757.616.5
Minnesota****
Mississippi34.47.0**
Missouri37.19.2**
Montana****
Nebraska35.410.5**
Nevada34.66.451.513.6
New Hampshire****
New Jersey40.06.3**
New Mexico****
New York39.73.6**
North Carolina42.97.171.410.8
North Dakota****
Ohio41.17.342.98.2
Oklahoma39.29.1**
Oregon32.47.9**
Pennsylvania32.75.9**
Rhode Island****
South Carolina45.910.536.710.9
South Dakota****
Tennessee36.27.1**
Texas39.83.927.77.0
Utah****
Vermont****
Virginia39.47.159.811.2
Washington****
West Virginia44.610.7**
Wisconsin****
Wyoming****

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 11_2_3-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/11_timeliness/T11_2_3-3.html