Table 4_2_4-2

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_4.2
Hospital patients with heart attack who received beta blocker within 24 hours of admission, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa93.20.591.50.6
Alabama90.90.488.40.4
Alaska93.71.492.81.4
Arizona91.50.490.70.4
Arkansas89.10.688.60.6
California93.40.292.50.2
Colorado96.00.495.80.4
Connecticut95.30.493.60.4
Delaware93.90.792.60.8
District of Columbia90.61.291.01.3
Florida91.80.290.00.2
Georgia93.00.389.60.3
Hawaii93.20.788.00.8
Idaho96.50.796.30.7
Illinois93.30.292.10.2
Indiana93.30.389.70.4
Iowa94.90.493.80.4
Kansas91.80.690.80.6
Kentucky90.00.487.70.5
Louisiana91.80.489.50.4
Maine96.00.594.90.5
Maryland92.50.491.10.4
Massachusetts96.50.296.50.2
Michigan94.70.294.00.2
Minnesota95.30.493.70.4
Mississippi87.50.684.60.6
Missouri93.50.390.40.4
Montana95.40.796.00.7
Nebraska95.00.693.40.6
Nevada91.80.689.50.6
New Hampshire97.90.596.60.5
New Jersey95.60.295.40.2
New Mexico90.50.990.10.8
New York94.80.293.50.2
North Carolina94.00.392.20.3
North Dakota95.70.892.70.9
Ohio94.70.294.00.2
Oklahoma92.40.586.90.5
Oregon95.30.494.30.4
Pennsylvania94.10.292.70.2
Puerto Rico75.50.771.00.8
Rhode Island95.60.694.30.7
South Carolina94.10.491.30.4
South Dakota95.50.993.11.0
Tennessee90.80.488.50.4
Texas93.00.289.80.2
Utah91.50.889.40.9
Vermont94.31.394.60.9
Virginia93.90.392.10.3
Washington95.40.394.40.3
West Virginia92.40.591.10.5
Wisconsin94.70.493.70.4
Wyoming90.21.688.91.6

a The estimate 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_4-2: 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_4-2.html