Table 4_4_1-3

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_4_1.3
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total68.31.283.71.0
Arizona48.38.286.67.6
Arkansas89.712.0DNCDNC
California74.24.280.13.5
Colorado61.110.484.49.1
Connecticut60.79.890.58.1
Florida62.24.079.63.5
Georgia72.88.093.07.8
Hawaii76.917.388.223.4
Illinois64.65.981.55.4
Iowa62.112.080.69.1
Kansas77.113.086.112.8
Kentucky53.09.287.68.4
Maryland56.68.369.57.9
Massachusetts58.56.782.15.8
Michigan63.85.680.15.4
Minnesota54.37.9DNCDNC
Missouri65.57.180.56.2
Nebraska78.017.4DNCDNC
Nevada69.112.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire79.315.3DNCDNC
New Jersey83.16.6105.36.0
New York82.94.993.14.1
North Carolina70.07.492.16.3
Oklahoma63.810.0DNCDNC
Oregon65.710.578.810.0
Rhode Island**DNCDNC
South Carolina72.011.291.39.3
Tennessee70.07.384.16.7
Texas60.14.982.34.2
Utah72.517.880.316.6
Vermont**DNCDNC
Washington59.08.695.98.3
West Virginia57.416.6115.911.6
Wisconsin79.08.076.17.6

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

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

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_4_1-3: 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_4_1-3.html