Table 4_2_1-2

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 4_2_1.2
Hospital patients with heart attack who received recommended hospital care,a by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesb95.20.093.51.9
Alabama94.00.192.40.1
Alaska95.40.594.00.5
Arizona94.90.193.20.1
Arkansas93.10.291.60.2
California94.90.193.40.1
Colorado97.40.196.80.1
Connecticut96.30.194.40.2
Delaware96.20.295.50.3
District of Columbia93.70.391.30.5
Florida94.10.191.80.1
Georgia94.60.192.20.1
Hawaii93.00.390.10.3
Idaho97.80.296.30.3
Illinois95.00.193.10.1
Indiana95.80.193.60.1
Iowa96.60.195.80.1
Kansas93.90.294.20.2
Kentucky94.60.192.50.1
Louisiana93.80.191.50.2
Maine96.20.294.80.2
Maryland94.70.193.10.2
Massachusetts97.10.196.20.1
Michigan96.30.195.20.1
Minnesota97.20.195.90.1
Mississippi93.10.290.60.2
Missouri96.00.193.70.1
Montana96.20.395.40.3
Nebraska96.70.295.30.2
Nevada94.40.292.20.2
New Hampshire97.70.296.10.2
New Jersey96.30.195.80.1
New Mexico93.10.390.30.3
New York95.40.193.70.1
North Carolina96.50.194.90.1
North Dakota97.50.296.10.3
Ohio96.30.195.10.1
Oklahoma95.30.192.20.2
Oregon95.90.194.80.2
Pennsylvania95.70.193.80.1
Puerto Rico79.70.377.80.3
Rhode Island96.60.293.60.3
South Carolina96.10.194.10.1
South Dakota97.30.296.40.3
Tennessee94.30.192.10.1
Texas94.60.191.90.1
Utah94.90.292.70.3
Vermont96.60.493.80.4
Virginia95.70.194.40.1
Washington96.00.194.60.1
West Virginia95.80.294.00.2
Wisconsin96.30.195.30.1
Wyoming92.70.693.30.6

a Recommended hospital care for patients with heart attack includes administering aspirin and beta blocker within 24 hours of hospital arrival and at discharge, giving a prescription of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge to patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and giving smoking cessation counseling to smoking patients.

b The estimate for the Total row is based on State-level estimates.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_1-2: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/4_heartdiseases/T4_2_1-2.html