Table 4_2_8-3

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_8.3
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis (excluding transfers to another hospital), by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total77.50.3105.80.3
Arizona71.32.598.32.8
Arkansas107.73.4DNCDNC
California81.21.1103.21.1
Colorado71.83.682.23.3
Connecticut69.22.994.32.9
Florida67.71.193.21.1
Georgia88.12.2118.22.4
Hawaii81.94.9113.45.4
Illinois73.31.7103.01.7
Iowa88.73.7113.33.3
Kansas85.74.1120.93.8
Kentucky72.32.4107.62.5
Maryland62.02.393.12.3
Massachusetts73.52.192.42.1
Michigan67.51.6100.51.7
Minnesota77.32.8DNCDNC
Missouri80.92.2115.02.1
Nebraska104.15.5DNCDNC
Nevada88.93.9DNCDNC
New Hampshire80.85.4DNCDNC
New Jersey81.31.9103.21.7
New York80.91.3108.71.3
North Carolina83.22.0110.42.0
Oklahoma97.73.1DNCDNC
Oregon91.73.5111.43.8
Rhode Island73.25.0DNCDNC
South Carolina90.62.9116.22.9
Tennessee84.92.2120.02.2
Texas81.51.3114.61.3
Utah96.06.190.85.8
Vermont78.88.4DNCDNC
Washington82.52.7106.32.8
West Virginia84.93.4109.93.3
Wisconsin85.62.7116.12.7

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and not all States participate in HCUP. Estimates for the total U.S. are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_8-3: 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_8-3.html