Table 8_3_2-9

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_2.9
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 65 and over, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total245.37.8159.25.2
Arizona204.25.3115.44.4
Arkansas239.87.9DNCDNC
California223.12.4137.31.9
Colorado164.36.0108.34.9
Connecticut224.97.3130.05.3
Florida254.62.9138.52.2
Georgia288.95.9151.64.2
Hawaii218.311.5219.612.3
Illinois280.04.3192.43.5
Indiana260.85.9DNCDNC
Iowa144.45.8104.14.8
Kansas199.47.9109.45.9
Kentucky310.57.8197.26.5
Maryland278.86.6150.25.0
Massachusetts259.15.5165.94.4
Michigan242.14.4144.73.4
Minnesota171.75.7DNCDNC
Missouri185.24.9103.53.8
Nebraska177.49.7DNCDNC
Nevada198.38.8DNCDNC
New Hampshire117.68.6DNCDNC
New Jersey286.15.0149.63.6
New York297.33.4230.83.0
North Carolina246.44.9169.74.2
Ohio277.94.4DNCDNC
Oklahoma234.67.1DNCDNC
Oregon147.75.7104.74.8
Rhode Island222.912.0DNCDNC
South Carolina265.17.2182.86.9
Tennessee267.96.3158.74.6
Texas268.04.2161.84.2
Utah127.88.1102.87.2
Vermont147.313.4DNCDNC
Washington123.84.2108.03.9
West Virginia336.910.9164.87.7
Wisconsin165.14.9125.64.2

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_2-9: 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_2-9.html