Table 4_2_6-2

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_6.2
Hospital patients with heart attack and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa86.90.583.70.5
Alabama84.80.882.90.8
Alaska89.52.985.73.4
Arizona87.20.883.30.9
Arkansas83.61.080.51.1
California86.50.484.00.4
Colorado90.11.091.41.0
Connecticut85.01.181.91.1
Delaware87.61.888.81.7
District of Columbia87.61.582.42.5
Florida85.30.481.20.5
Georgia83.60.881.00.8
Hawaii76.92.179.51.9
Idaho90.32.084.12.4
Illinois85.90.682.50.6
Indiana86.70.683.20.7
Iowa88.91.089.50.9
Kansas84.41.387.21.1
Kentucky82.90.879.20.8
Louisiana83.70.981.30.9
Maine85.41.679.21.8
Maryland84.30.980.71.0
Massachusetts87.10.783.10.7
Michigan88.20.587.00.5
Minnesota91.50.788.40.8
Mississippi86.41.082.71.1
Missouri89.50.685.90.6
Montana89.21.886.22.1
Nebraska88.41.384.81.5
Nevada86.61.684.11.7
New Hampshire90.01.589.21.4
New Jersey89.70.689.00.6
New Mexico82.31.775.42.0
New York85.80.583.60.4
North Carolina88.20.685.30.6
North Dakota94.31.488.51.9
Ohio88.40.583.80.5
Oklahoma90.20.986.31.0
Oregon86.21.184.01.2
Pennsylvania85.10.580.30.5
Puerto Rico76.41.375.01.4
Rhode Island88.21.786.71.7
South Carolina89.40.886.50.9
South Dakota91.31.687.42.1
Tennessee83.60.781.50.7
Texas86.60.482.00.5
Utah87.41.982.92.2
Vermont87.12.671.72.9
Virginia86.70.782.80.8
Washington87.40.886.00.9
West Virginia90.30.986.31.0
Wisconsin86.20.984.60.8
Wyoming91.03.379.84.4

a The estimate is based on State-level estimates.

Key: ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_6-2: 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_6-2.html