Table 4_2_2-3

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_2.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of admission, by State, 2004 and 2007a������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total93.00.291.00.2
Alabama88.41.888.11.8
Alaska91.07.596.71.8
Arizona95.01.591.91.6
Arkansas90.12.585.22.0
California96.00.593.50.7
Colorado97.80.894.32.4
Connecticut97.20.893.43.2
Delaware97.21.597.00.8
District of Columbia94.42.795.31.5
Florida94.10.690.80.7
Georgia88.52.088.11.4
Hawaii96.60.992.41.8
Idaho95.82.193.03.3
Illinois93.30.990.91.0
Indiana91.91.689.71.7
Iowa91.51.987.82.9
Kansas85.92.988.92.6
Kentucky90.81.786.62.1
Louisiana94.40.888.12.1
Maine97.60.696.10.9
Maryland95.80.893.70.7
Massachusetts97.30.796.70.5
Michigan93.21.489.21.7
Minnesota91.32.091.71.9
Mississippi88.72.487.42.8
Missouri90.41.989.91.8
Montana88.45.282.76.9
Nebraska89.93.289.13.6
Nevada96.21.493.72.3
New Hampshire95.81.695.91.1
New Jersey96.50.594.10.6
New Mexico93.52.389.83.3
New York95.80.393.60.5
North Carolina92.61.691.41.0
North Dakota92.05.397.60.8
Ohio95.01.092.71.0
Oklahoma84.72.686.72.6
Oregon93.32.495.71.0
Pennsylvania94.60.591.60.7
Rhode Island96.70.995.31.6
South Carolina91.51.691.71.5
South Dakota95.52.286.45.8
Tennessee88.92.187.01.6
Texas92.40.989.61.0
Utah93.82.985.94.2
Vermont99.40.496.52.0
Virginia95.00.793.10.8
Washington95.40.993.81.1
West Virginia91.12.190.02.6
Wisconsin96.00.893.91.3
Wyoming89.55.693.83.3

a 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_2-3: 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_2-3.html