Table 4_3_2-3

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_2.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who received an evaluation of left ventricular systolic function, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total85.10.377.60.3
Alabama82.72.276.02.2
Alaska80.87.182.35.2
Arizona84.22.682.42.9
Arkansas85.32.566.02.9
California87.81.079.01.1
Colorado83.52.875.93.8
Connecticut95.01.092.60.9
Delaware94.82.488.84.0
District of Columbia88.75.188.43.0
Florida91.11.082.91.2
Georgia82.91.873.72.2
Hawaii80.25.980.63.9
Idaho89.53.581.02.8
Illinois90.01.182.71.3
Indiana90.51.178.71.7
Iowa78.02.470.83.0
Kansas64.43.360.73.2
Kentucky79.62.469.72.5
Louisiana83.92.473.22.2
Maine92.41.686.83.8
Maryland93.40.791.00.9
Massachusetts92.81.588.41.5
Michigan92.01.283.91.6
Minnesota81.11.976.12.3
Mississippi80.02.667.42.9
Missouri81.42.371.32.4
Montana70.84.461.96.5
Nebraska72.43.474.43.7
Nevada81.05.476.84.3
New Hampshire96.01.082.44.6
New Jersey96.20.590.51.0
New Mexico66.55.168.54.2
New York92.40.985.40.9
North Carolina91.21.179.51.6
North Dakota69.76.276.54.4
Ohio92.20.990.01.1
Oklahoma72.52.966.62.8
Oregon81.93.277.62.8
Pennsylvania90.41.181.21.3
Rhode Island95.31.192.62.0
South Carolina90.31.679.72.2
South Dakota70.34.665.85.3
Tennessee81.82.171.92.1
Texas83.81.271.71.4
Utah79.64.763.75.8
Vermont93.11.985.93.3
Virginia88.91.981.32.0
Washington86.81.977.22.6
West Virginia85.83.075.43.4
Wisconsin87.21.680.71.8
Wyoming61.46.063.16.0

a 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_2-3: 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_2-3.html