Table 8_2_7-3

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 8_2_7.3
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total49.00.274.00.2
Arizona33.11.755.11.9
Arkansas66.02.0DNCDNC
California49.40.772.60.7
Colorado38.22.254.92.4
Connecticut48.91.767.41.9
Florida40.60.962.70.9
Georgia51.41.380.01.4
Hawaii69.43.677.23.9
Illinois48.01.066.71.0
Iowa57.42.174.12.2
Kansas50.52.272.22.3
Kentucky50.51.576.81.6
Maryland33.61.661.31.7
Massachusetts50.91.476.41.4
Michigan38.71.166.31.2
Minnesota42.21.8DNCDNC
Missouri49.21.473.91.5
Nebraska51.72.8DNCDNC
Nevada38.62.7DNCDNC
New Hampshire58.33.8DNCDNC
New Jersey51.11.275.21.2
New York62.00.887.80.8
North Carolina58.11.387.91.4
Oklahoma65.51.7DNCDNC
Oregon49.92.376.12.5
Rhode Island45.73.1DNCDNC
South Carolina59.71.987.42.0
Tennessee52.21.384.51.3
Texas48.00.875.10.9
Utah36.73.161.83.4
Vermont63.05.2DNCDNC
Washington46.41.867.81.9
West Virginia56.62.276.82.2
Wisconsin49.21.775.71.8

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 8_2_7-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_7-3.html