Table 4_3_4-3

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_4.3
Adult hospital admissions for congestive heart failure (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total454.410.2495.39.9
Arizona293.42.6312.13.0
Arkansas533.84.8DNCDNC
California362.31.2392.41.3
Colorado249.32.9246.03.0
Connecticut372.73.6385.93.7
Florida461.21.6486.51.8
Georgia577.93.2526.53.1
Hawaii304.35.5339.06.2
Illinois524.12.3530.82.3
Indiana512.23.3DNCDNC
Iowa317.23.4346.63.6
Kansas382.14.2418.64.7
Kentucky620.44.4622.54.7
Maryland488.33.4504.23.7
Massachusetts397.52.7427.52.8
Michigan512.02.5533.82.6
Minnesota332.23.1DNCDNC
Missouri499.53.2490.23.4
Nebraska298.94.9DNCDNC
Nevada395.55.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire297.55.4DNCDNC
New Jersey490.92.6573.02.9
New York419.61.6452.21.7
North Carolina482.12.7504.32.9
Ohio521.52.4DNCDNC
Oklahoma447.44.0DNCDNC
Oregon246.12.9263.63.1
Rhode Island449.56.7DNCDNC
South Carolina506.54.0574.04.8
Tennessee602.13.8567.73.5
Texas521.02.2518.82.5
Utah229.99.2226.74.3
Vermont240.86.8DNCDNC
Washington276.82.4274.92.5
West Virginia586.95.8691.66.4
Wisconsin331.42.7368.02.9

a Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and not all States participate in HCUP. Estimates for the total U.S. are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_4-3: 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_4-3.html