Table 4_2_6-3

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_6.3
Hospital patients with heart attack and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, by State, 2004 and 2007a���������������������������������������������
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total85.50.475.00.5
Alabama78.23.771.84.1
Alaska96.02.277.68.6
Arizona82.93.078.02.9
Arkansas88.03.371.64.2
California86.91.073.21.7
Colorado90.22.283.74.3
Connecticut87.21.878.84.6
Delaware90.03.780.410.4
District of Columbia75.913.684.45.2
Florida85.91.271.41.8
Georgia81.72.669.93.2
Hawaii85.13.866.96.7
Idaho91.64.279.19.6
Illinois83.72.075.32.4
Indiana86.42.277.03.0
Iowa88.53.674.25.2
Kansas71.85.478.45.1
Kentucky81.53.371.23.9
Louisiana88.62.277.53.1
Maine89.32.774.66.9
Maryland85.41.775.03.2
Massachusetts85.81.985.63.0
Michigan89.02.078.22.8
Minnesota84.83.676.94.5
Mississippi81.03.678.24.2
Missouri85.62.879.33.0
Montana78.48.479.610.6
Nebraska91.04.069.77.3
Nevada87.35.380.04.3
New Hampshire92.32.486.94.5
New Jersey87.61.981.02.5
New Mexico77.27.464.59.0
New York84.91.679.61.8
North Carolina85.02.076.23.1
North Dakota87.94.986.84.3
Ohio84.82.079.92.0
Oklahoma80.94.373.84.2
Oregon91.32.077.64.6
Pennsylvania82.51.467.92.1
Rhode Island82.25.683.34.8
South Carolina88.62.774.83.7
South Dakota93.62.782.84.7
Tennessee82.43.068.13.8
Texas87.81.271.32.1
Utah88.24.071.48.2
Vermont93.73.397.72.3
Virginia89.91.676.03.0
Washington89.61.875.74.2
West Virginia83.24.070.75.1
Wisconsin84.82.677.63.4
Wyoming****

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_6-3: 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_6-3.html