Table 4_2_4-3

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_4.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who received beta blocker within 24 hours of admission, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total88.40.383.10.3
Alabama84.11.876.52.4
Alaska87.64.192.32.8
Arizona89.02.287.81.7
Arkansas85.62.169.22.6
California91.20.785.61.0
Colorado90.72.990.52.6
Connecticut96.10.893.21.7
Delaware94.42.487.84.2
District of Columbia86.44.683.44.5
Florida89.70.985.01.2
Georgia83.51.978.31.9
Hawaii91.12.377.72.9
Idaho86.65.282.95.9
Illinois87.91.383.31.4
Indiana86.52.079.52.3
Iowa89.32.282.72.7
Kansas78.73.079.03.3
Kentucky81.82.677.72.4
Louisiana88.71.878.52.7
Maine96.21.595.90.9
Maryland93.01.087.91.2
Massachusetts95.60.794.70.9
Michigan90.91.586.51.7
Minnesota89.32.086.61.7
Mississippi81.03.070.93.7
Missouri83.52.474.62.9
Montana87.15.488.85.3
Nebraska87.73.579.55.3
Nevada88.53.380.34.6
New Hampshire97.51.094.71.2
New Jersey96.10.492.21.0
New Mexico78.64.474.75.3
New York93.50.590.80.7
North Carolina88.41.881.31.7
North Dakota90.83.787.74.5
Ohio91.41.286.11.5
Oklahoma75.63.373.53.3
Oregon92.31.787.01.9
Pennsylvania92.20.786.80.9
Rhode Island92.71.595.61.2
South Carolina90.21.582.02.7
South Dakota88.44.174.27.7
Tennessee79.32.576.02.4
Texas86.31.378.11.5
Utah81.66.374.85.1
Vermont95.91.594.62.8
Virginia90.91.387.81.2
Washington93.01.188.72.2
West Virginia87.31.985.81.7
Wisconsin92.81.589.61.3
Wyoming84.76.493.93.5

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_4-3: 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_4-3.html