Table 4_4_2-3

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_2.3
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions age 40 and over with coronary artery bypass graft (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total26.70.341.90.3
Arizona24.31.944.32.3
Arkansas39.12.8DNCDNC
California29.41.039.61.0
Colorado22.53.134.73.0
Connecticut28.42.633.92.6
Florida27.71.038.71.0
Georgia32.92.151.42.2
Hawaii52.75.055.35.8
Illinois24.51.538.51.4
Iowa35.63.741.73.2
Kansas29.43.249.03.3
Kentucky27.52.040.22.1
Maryland24.82.139.52.5
Massachusetts22.62.332.72.1
Michigan24.71.536.51.6
Minnesota20.42.7DNCDNC
Missouri30.41.850.41.8
Nebraska31.44.4DNCDNC
Nevada34.63.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire46.64.8DNCDNC
New Jersey27.11.838.21.8
New York25.41.343.71.3
North Carolina36.42.044.22.1
Oklahoma34.02.5DNCDNC
Oregon31.33.035.93.1
Rhode Island39.86.1DNCDNC
South Carolina27.02.447.42.8
Tennessee34.21.849.71.8
Texas34.01.151.01.1
Utah36.23.934.04.0
Vermont**DNCDNC
Washington31.92.440.02.3
West Virginia32.43.442.23.6
Wisconsin27.72.140.22.1

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_2-3: 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_2-3.html