Table 4_2_1-3

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 4_2_1.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who received recommended hospital care, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total89.90.183.30.2
Alabama86.70.979.31.2
Alaska88.32.885.72.9
Arizona89.81.184.71.1
Arkansas86.51.375.41.5
California91.00.483.00.6
Colorado93.50.990.31.2
Connecticut94.40.889.51.5
Delaware95.50.988.73.9
District of Columbia85.14.087.72.5
Florida91.20.482.00.7
Georgia86.00.978.91.0
Hawaii91.01.180.12.2
Idaho93.21.685.42.8
Illinois89.30.683.30.8
Indiana89.80.883.71.0
Iowa90.41.083.11.5
Kansas81.31.582.71.6
Kentucky86.71.080.41.2
Louisiana90.90.782.11.1
Maine95.20.888.71.7
Maryland93.30.586.61.0
Massachusetts94.20.590.91.0
Michigan91.60.785.70.9
Minnesota88.41.187.11.1
Mississippi85.01.278.01.6
Missouri88.10.982.41.1
Montana86.72.585.82.7
Nebraska89.21.680.52.4
Nevada91.41.380.82.3
New Hampshire95.01.292.71.2
New Jersey94.50.587.50.9
New Mexico82.82.075.02.6
New York92.30.587.10.6
North Carolina91.00.783.60.9
North Dakota87.22.786.72.4
Ohio92.10.586.20.7
Oklahoma82.11.477.11.5
Oregon91.81.085.81.4
Pennsylvania91.30.583.20.7
Rhode Island92.61.590.62.2
South Carolina91.00.983.71.2
South Dakota88.62.181.13.0
Tennessee85.31.077.21.2
Texas89.20.580.80.7
Utah87.52.275.92.5
Vermont93.92.194.41.5
Virginia92.40.686.20.9
Washington92.60.786.81.2
West Virginia88.41.182.81.4
Wisconsin92.30.788.40.9
Wyoming87.02.987.83.3

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

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_1-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/4_heartdiseases/T4_2_1-3.html