Table 8_3_2-8

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_2.8
Asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total127.33.8112.33.3
Arizona108.21.684.41.6
Arkansas128.82.5DNCDNC
California92.70.681.60.6
Colorado78.11.670.01.5
Connecticut125.12.298.51.9
Florida140.91.0108.30.9
Georgia134.01.597.21.3
Hawaii103.33.3103.73.4
Illinois157.91.3149.01.3
Indiana140.41.8DNCDNC
Iowa78.01.974.91.9
Kansas110.42.581.52.2
Kentucky175.92.4145.52.3
Maryland149.81.9111.51.7
Massachusetts133.61.6115.91.5
Michigan149.91.4121.51.3
Minnesota88.81.7DNCDNC
Missouri118.21.689.81.6
Nebraska77.02.6DNCDNC
Nevada114.62.6DNCDNC
New Hampshire73.32.7DNCDNC
New Jersey158.81.5127.01.4
New York170.61.1166.91.1
North Carolina130.41.4112.91.4
Ohio152.01.4DNCDNC
Oklahoma122.52.2DNCDNC
Oregon69.11.661.01.5
Rhode Island125.13.8DNCDNC
South Carolina142.42.1123.02.2
Tennessee142.61.9103.61.6
Texas115.21.194.61.2
Utah59.32.152.12.0
Vermont64.23.6DNCDNC
Washington67.11.267.21.2
West Virginia171.73.4118.12.9
Wisconsin90.81.585.91.5

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_2-8: 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_2-8.html