Table 3_1_5-1

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 3_1_5.1
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients, by State, 2000 and 2006
State20062000
RateSERateSE
United Statesa0.96--0.99--
Alabama1.040.030.950.03
Alaska1.040.141.480.22
Arizona1.000.030.910.03
Arkansas1.080.041.200.05
California0.960.010.940.01
Colorado0.850.040.880.05
Connecticut0.830.030.890.04
Delaware0.910.060.930.08
District of Columbia0.830.050.890.06
Florida1.090.021.060.02
Georgia1.000.021.050.02
Hawaii0.910.050.920.06
Idaho1.010.081.220.10
Illinois0.920.021.000.02
Indiana0.900.020.970.03
Iowa0.840.040.880.04
Kansas0.960.041.030.05
Kentucky0.890.031.070.04
Louisiana1.150.031.070.03
Maine0.840.060.850.07
Maryland0.960.021.130.03
Massachusetts0.920.031.010.03
Michigan0.890.021.010.02
Minnesota0.790.030.850.04
Mississippi0.920.030.960.04
Missouri0.930.031.000.03
Montana0.700.070.790.08
Nebraska0.820.051.110.07
Nevada1.070.051.210.07
New Hampshire0.990.071.000.09
New Jersey0.960.021.060.02
New Mexico0.840.050.650.04
New York0.920.010.960.02
North Carolina0.950.020.980.02
North Dakota1.040.081.100.10
Ohio0.920.021.030.02
Oklahoma1.010.041.080.05
Oregon0.980.040.960.05
Pennsylvania0.950.021.000.02
Puerto Rico1.200.041.090.05
Rhode Island1.080.071.000.07
South Carolina0.970.031.090.03
South Dakota0.810.070.920.08
Tennessee0.950.030.980.03
Texas0.950.010.860.01
Utah0.970.070.950.08
Vermont0.690.100.810.12
Virginia1.030.021.010.03
Washington0.880.031.010.04
West Virginia1.070.050.990.05
Wisconsin0.870.031.060.04
Wyoming0.790.120.720.13

a Standard error is unavailable.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Data from the unit-specific report for dialysis patients, University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/3_endstagerenaldisease/T3_1_5-1.html