Table 13_2_4-3

2009 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 13_2_4.3
Hospital patients with heart attack who were given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total40.61.430.10.7
AlabamaDSUDSU26.25.9
AlaskaDSUDSUDSUDSU
ArizonaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Arkansas41.810.933.46.5
California44.93.232.02.0
ColoradoDSUDSUDSUDSU
ConnecticutDSUDSUDSUDSU
DelawareDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of ColumbiaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida45.57.129.02.7
Georgia35.16.628.43.1
HawaiiDSUDSU45.29.7
IdahoDSUDSUDSUDSU
Illinois27.57.723.64.2
IndianaDSUDSU36.07.5
IowaDSUDSUDSUDSU
KansasDSUDSUDSUDSU
Kentucky46.59.939.35.2
Louisiana34.67.322.54.5
Maine71.810.842.15.5
MarylandDSUDSU33.68.4
Massachusetts51.210.729.16.1
Michigan43.110.829.44.8
MinnesotaDSUDSU37.18.1
MississippiDSUDSU39.66.6
Missouri52.212.936.46.0
MontanaDSUDSUDSUDSU
NebraskaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nevada58.512.136.17.4
New HampshireDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey50.87.428.54.4
New Mexico60.311.4DSUDSU
New York35.24.436.03.0
North Carolina38.510.024.24.6
North DakotaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ohio53.911.234.24.4
OklahomaDSUDSU35.56.1
OregonDSUDSU24.86.5
Pennsylvania29.26.825.43.5
Rhode IslandDSUDSUDSUDSU
South Carolina52.311.227.45.5
South DakotaDSUDSUDSUDSU
Tennessee57.510.133.74.9
Texas26.34.424.22.4
UtahDSUDSUDSUDSU
VermontDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia50.59.233.14.2
WashingtonDSUDSUDSUDSU
West VirginiaDSUDSU27.45.5
WisconsinDSUDSUDSUDSU
WyomingDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 13_2_4-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/13_timeliness/T13_2_4-3.html