Table 4_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 4_2_3.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who were prescribed aspirin at discharge, by State, 2004 and 2007a����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total90.30.386.30.3
Alabama91.11.583.42.8
Alaska89.15.886.96.7
Arizona89.32.989.42.0
Arkansas84.53.474.84.0
California91.20.987.91.0
Colorado96.61.293.61.8
Connecticut96.40.992.92.4
Delaware97.81.094.82.1
District of Columbia94.12.594.42.2
Florida91.01.083.11.4
Georgia86.01.981.42.2
Hawaii89.62.888.12.5
Idaho96.03.390.34.4
Illinois90.01.286.01.8
Indiana89.51.987.52.0
Iowa88.92.485.53.4
Kansas86.23.184.63.6
Kentucky88.52.385.92.0
Louisiana89.81.888.02.0
Maine97.20.892.12.4
Maryland95.10.890.41.2
Massachusetts96.50.795.50.9
Michigan93.01.287.21.8
Minnesota89.72.289.12.2
Mississippi82.23.381.53.3
Missouri88.42.285.42.6
Montana84.66.885.97.2
Nebraska87.54.287.25.2
Nevada90.82.987.15.4
New Hampshire96.01.894.02.5
New Jersey94.01.287.01.9
New Mexico88.72.880.36.0
New York94.20.889.90.9
North Carolina92.21.286.41.5
North Dakota86.66.885.77.2
Ohio92.71.090.11.1
Oklahoma83.42.979.33.4
Oregon95.41.291.62.7
Pennsylvania92.70.986.51.4
Rhode Island96.91.298.20.7
South Carolina89.12.586.42.1
South Dakota90.04.576.98.7
Tennessee84.92.376.73.1
Texas88.21.384.71.3
Utah83.46.373.66.9
Vermont88.47.793.93.1
Virginia94.31.088.91.7
Washington93.21.392.11.6
West Virginia87.32.284.12.4
Wisconsin93.71.594.11.4
Wyoming85.36.885.39.6

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_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/nhqrdr08/4_heartdiseases/T4_2_3-3.html