Table 4_3_5-3

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_5.3
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric and neonatal hospital admissions and transfers to another hospital), by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total36.60.255.30.2
Arizona26.81.544.11.9
Arkansas55.61.7DNCDNC
California35.60.651.90.7
Colorado28.02.043.62.4
Connecticut34.21.550.21.8
Florida31.00.644.20.7
Georgia34.41.158.41.3
Hawaii46.93.357.53.6
Illinois34.40.851.11.0
Iowa48.02.065.12.1
Kansas40.92.067.82.3
Kentucky39.61.358.71.6
Maryland23.01.144.91.4
Massachusetts36.51.252.71.4
Michigan28.50.849.81.0
Minnesota33.71.5DNCDNC
Missouri39.21.255.61.4
Nebraska47.02.8DNCDNC
Nevada37.12.3DNCDNC
New Hampshire47.03.3DNCDNC
New Jersey37.80.957.61.0
New York45.70.766.50.8
North Carolina39.01.161.21.2
Oklahoma43.51.7DNCDNC
Oregon43.22.258.32.5
Rhode Island36.42.5DNCDNC
South Carolina50.71.564.01.8
Tennessee43.81.166.51.3
Texas35.60.757.00.8
Utah33.73.351.13.7
Vermont59.45.3DNCDNC
Washington37.61.652.21.8
West Virginia41.71.958.12.0
Wisconsin38.91.556.81.7

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.

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_5-3: 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_5-3.html