Table 4_3_3-2

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_3.2
Hospital patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa85.20.382.90.4
Alabama83.90.583.10.5
Alaska91.11.589.51.7
Arizona84.20.581.60.6
Arkansas81.80.677.10.6
California85.80.283.30.2
Colorado87.40.784.90.8
Connecticut85.80.682.50.6
Delaware81.71.375.71.4
District of Columbia82.80.981.91.2
Florida84.20.279.90.3
Georgia82.50.480.40.4
Hawaii83.61.180.81.1
Idaho88.21.483.11.6
Illinois85.70.382.40.3
Indiana84.20.481.10.4
Iowa88.00.688.20.6
Kansas82.70.881.70.8
Kentucky80.20.577.70.5
Louisiana82.40.481.00.4
Maine86.11.183.71.1
Maryland85.40.483.80.4
Massachusetts86.20.484.70.4
Michigan87.30.387.00.3
Minnesota86.70.583.40.6
Mississippi83.20.582.00.6
Missouri86.90.484.30.4
Montana90.01.287.21.3
Nebraska86.00.884.30.8
Nevada81.50.981.80.9
New Hampshire87.11.187.31.1
New Jersey89.10.387.90.3
New Mexico80.71.179.21.2
New York86.40.382.90.3
North Carolina86.50.383.70.4
North Dakota84.71.586.81.4
Ohio87.40.384.40.3
Oklahoma87.80.585.50.5
Oregon84.80.783.20.8
Pennsylvania84.00.381.10.3
Puerto Rico84.20.780.80.8
Rhode Island85.91.185.91.1
South Carolina87.60.485.70.5
South Dakota86.51.484.91.5
Tennessee82.60.480.10.4
Texas84.80.281.50.3
Utah84.41.284.81.2
Vermont85.21.979.52.0
Virginia85.60.480.20.4
Washington87.40.584.80.6
West Virginia82.20.781.60.7
Wisconsin87.40.583.90.5
Wyoming82.22.679.02.7

a The estimate is based on State-level estimates.

Key: ACE: angiotensin converting enzyme; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_3-2: 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_3-2.html