Table 4_3_1-3

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_3_1.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who received recommended hospital care, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total84.70.275.70.2
Alabama84.21.374.71.6
Alaska84.45.478.95.6
Arizona84.21.679.22.0
Arkansas82.81.865.52.4
California87.00.675.80.8
Colorado84.91.775.92.7
Connecticut91.01.186.21.3
Delaware90.72.880.95.1
District of Columbia87.43.086.82.4
Florida87.60.877.90.9
Georgia82.01.273.71.4
Hawaii83.53.275.03.6
Idaho87.13.276.74.1
Illinois87.40.879.41.0
Indiana87.90.975.61.4
Iowa80.41.772.02.3
Kansas67.12.464.02.4
Kentucky78.81.467.21.8
Louisiana83.31.673.01.5
Maine88.81.885.92.4
Maryland91.00.684.41.4
Massachusetts89.61.185.11.1
Michigan89.80.880.51.3
Minnesota81.41.577.01.6
Mississippi80.71.666.82.2
Missouri83.41.473.71.7
Montana78.52.965.94.8
Nebraska76.82.574.62.8
Nevada79.63.878.22.7
New Hampshire93.01.179.23.6
New Jersey92.50.684.01.2
New Mexico73.03.266.73.1
New York89.50.681.60.8
North Carolina89.00.877.11.3
North Dakota77.34.375.14.1
Ohio89.30.782.91.0
Oklahoma75.12.070.31.9
Oregon84.21.878.12.2
Pennsylvania86.50.774.61.0
Rhode Island90.61.788.62.3
South Carolina88.11.075.91.6
South Dakota74.73.467.94.0
Tennessee81.51.470.41.6
Texas84.40.872.51.0
Utah79.73.469.74.1
Vermont93.01.377.14.4
Virginia87.21.377.01.5
Washington87.31.373.82.1
West Virginia83.42.073.32.3
Wisconsin87.41.180.21.2
Wyoming67.14.669.14.5

a Recommended hospital care for heart failure includes evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction and prescription of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. 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_3_1-3: 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_3_1-3.html