Table 8_3_2-7

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_3_2.7
Pediatric asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, ages 2–17, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total164.915.9164.511.5
Arizona119.72.9132.93.7
Arkansas109.34.2DNCDNC
California98.21.1140.51.3
Colorado135.53.6138.43.7
Connecticut149.14.7143.94.5
Florida156.92.1204.12.6
Georgia147.02.7125.62.6
Hawaii81.06.197.56.0
Illinois124.22.1210.62.7
Indiana106.92.8DNCDNC
Iowa81.03.7107.44.0
Kansas139.75.2127.94.8
Kentucky203.64.9162.54.4
Maryland143.83.4168.33.8
Massachusetts125.53.1129.33.2
Michigan188.12.9204.83.0
Minnesota102.23.2DNCDNC
Missouri167.23.7254.65.4
Nebraska100.05.4DNCDNC
Nevada107.44.4DNCDNC
New Hampshire56.54.6DNCDNC
New Jersey155.82.9179.53.2
New York253.52.5262.52.5
North Carolina124.52.6153.63.1
Ohio135.32.4DNCDNC
Oregon48.62.559.52.8
Rhode Island143.88.2DNCDNC
South Carolina167.84.4188.64.8
Tennessee154.13.6183.43.9
Texas138.61.9175.52.4
Utah81.63.557.22.9
Vermont50.26.6DNCDNC
Washington114.52.9122.83.0
West Virginia148.76.6165.66.8
Wisconsin109.13.1129.63.2

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 8_3_2-7: 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_3_2-7.html