Table 4_3_2-2

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_3_2.2
Hospital patients with heart failure who received an evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa90.70.688.40.7
Alabama89.80.288.30.2
Alaska91.71.094.30.9
Arizona92.00.390.10.3
Arkansas88.90.384.40.3
California91.50.188.60.1
Colorado91.80.389.50.4
Connecticut95.90.294.70.2
Delaware93.70.592.20.6
District of Columbia87.80.686.30.7
Florida93.40.191.00.1
Georgia89.30.286.80.2
Hawaii85.40.683.70.7
Idaho90.60.787.70.8
Illinois93.60.191.40.1
Indiana91.20.287.60.2
Iowa90.50.387.60.4
Kansas84.20.483.60.4
Kentucky89.70.284.70.3
Louisiana89.60.285.30.3
Maine95.20.493.40.4
Maryland93.00.292.10.2
Massachusetts95.00.292.80.2
Michigan95.70.193.90.1
Minnesota90.40.388.60.3
Mississippi88.20.383.40.3
Missouri90.70.288.90.2
Montana86.80.881.30.9
Nebraska92.70.490.70.4
Nevada92.70.491.10.4
New Hampshire96.50.494.20.5
New Jersey96.40.194.60.1
New Mexico80.40.778.10.7
New York93.90.191.30.1
North Carolina93.80.290.90.2
North Dakota82.60.987.30.8
Ohio94.80.192.80.1
Oklahoma88.30.384.90.3
Oregon90.30.488.80.4
Pennsylvania93.70.192.20.1
Puerto Rico80.40.578.40.5
Rhode Island95.40.494.30.4
South Carolina93.80.290.70.2
South Dakota87.30.887.80.8
Tennessee89.60.287.90.2
Texas90.40.186.30.1
Utah92.30.589.10.6
Vermont94.80.789.80.9
Virginia93.40.290.60.2
Washington91.10.388.70.3
West Virginia92.50.388.70.3
Wisconsin93.70.291.10.3
Wyoming72.31.566.21.6

a The estimate is based on State-level estimates.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_2-2: 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_3_2-2.html