Table 4_3_3-3

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_3.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who were prescribed angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total84.20.373.60.4
Alabama85.81.273.32.3
Alaska88.08.275.510.1
Arizona84.31.876.02.8
Arkansas80.22.565.03.8
California86.20.772.61.2
Colorado86.42.075.93.7
Connecticut87.01.679.61.9
Delaware86.64.573.08.4
District of Columbia86.13.485.13.9
Florida84.21.072.81.2
Georgia81.11.573.81.8
Hawaii87.12.169.45.9
Idaho84.75.672.47.6
Illinois84.71.176.01.4
Indiana85.31.372.42.2
Iowa83.02.473.33.6
Kansas70.03.568.03.5
Kentucky77.91.664.62.6
Louisiana82.62.072.82.1
Maine85.33.085.13.0
Maryland88.50.977.72.3
Massachusetts86.41.481.81.6
Michigan87.61.077.11.9
Minnesota81.62.477.92.3
Mississippi81.41.966.03.4
Missouri85.41.576.22.3
Montana87.03.370.87.2
Nebraska82.13.674.74.3
Nevada78.25.379.73.2
New Hampshire90.01.975.85.5
New Jersey88.81.077.52.0
New Mexico80.82.864.64.5
New York86.60.877.81.2
North Carolina86.81.174.61.9
North Dakota86.65.473.47.4
Ohio86.41.075.81.4
Oklahoma78.02.874.52.5
Oregon86.51.678.63.4
Pennsylvania82.60.967.91.3
Rhode Island85.92.484.23.9
South Carolina85.91.171.92.3
South Dakota80.54.970.76.4
Tennessee81.31.768.82.5
Texas84.90.973.41.4
Utah79.94.978.55.0
Vermont92.92.067.67.7
Virginia85.51.872.62.2
Washington87.81.770.33.2
West Virginia81.02.671.03.3
Wisconsin87.61.579.81.6
Wyoming75.26.877.06.5

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_3-3: 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_3-3.html