Table 4_3_4-1

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_4.1
Hospitalizations for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population, United States, 2006
Population groupRateaSE
Total327.512.0
Age, not age adjusted0–4425.62.9
45–64303.418.6
65–741048.469.3
75–842214.0136.1
85 and over4538.9369.5
RaceAI/AN only**
Asian only**
NHOPI only**
Black only525.029.9
White only239.113.6
GenderMale359.315.9
Female298.313.9

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using five age groups: 0–17, 18–44, 45–64, 65–74, and 75 and over, except where indicated.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_4-1: 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_4-1.html