Table 4_1_3-3

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 4_1_3.3
Adults age 18 and over who had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years, by State, 2001 and 2007
 20072001
StatePercentaSEPercentaSE
Total (all reporting States)74.80.273.30.2
Alabama76.00.973.20.9
Alaska71.81.369.31.3
Arizona71.21.572.01.1
Arkansas69.10.869.61.0
California75.20.871.60.8
Colorado73.90.571.41.1
Connecticut79.60.878.50.6
Delaware79.51.178.20.9
District of Columbia83.91.080.01.1
Florida75.20.675.60.8
Georgia78.60.875.00.8
Hawaii73.00.875.20.9
Idaho66.50.965.10.8
Illinois73.60.970.81.1
Indiana72.70.871.90.8
Iowa71.00.870.30.9
Kansas71.70.771.60.7
Kentucky73.71.071.90.8
Louisiana72.70.873.00.7
Maine79.10.875.71.0
Maryland79.20.779.40.8
Massachusetts81.50.580.80.5
Michigan77.40.773.80.8
Minnesota75.90.975.50.8
Mississippi72.80.870.70.9
Missouri72.60.971.20.9
Montana69.30.968.41.1
Nebraska72.70.965.00.9
Nevada69.91.171.51.2
New Hampshire77.90.876.80.7
New Jersey77.80.978.50.7
New Mexico68.30.868.30.9
New York78.60.876.60.8
North Carolina77.20.674.80.9
North Dakota71.80.970.90.9
Ohio72.40.771.20.9
Oklahoma69.80.770.90.9
Oregon69.40.969.31.0
Pennsylvania74.90.873.70.9
Rhode Island79.71.080.10.8
South Carolina77.60.778.10.9
South Dakota71.90.868.70.7
Tennessee76.51.169.01.0
Texas69.90.670.80.6
Utah69.50.870.00.9
Vermont74.20.775.40.7
Virginia78.30.976.20.9
Washington72.30.470.30.8
West Virginia75.30.973.70.9
Wisconsin75.80.970.80.9
Wyoming72.20.871.90.9

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using five age groups: 18–24, 25–34, 35–44, 45–64, and 65 and over.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_3-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/4_heartdiseases/T4_1_3-3.html