Table 4_2_1-3

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_2_1.3
Hospital patients with heart attack and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, by State, 2004 and 2008a
 20082004
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total89.70.475.00.5
Alabama90.92.371.84.1
Alaska97.92.077.68.6
Arizona90.42.078.02.9
Arkansas89.62.871.64.2
California91.40.973.21.7
Colorado90.33.583.74.3
Connecticut93.21.378.84.6
Delaware93.64.180.410.4
District of Columbia88.96.684.45.2
Florida92.01.071.41.8
Georgia84.63.069.93.2
Hawaii95.21.566.96.7
Idaho93.82.279.19.6
Illinois85.62.375.32.4
Indiana89.12.377.03.0
Iowa92.33.374.25.2
Kansas84.04.978.45.1
Kentucky85.93.071.23.9
Louisiana89.22.377.53.1
Maine93.43.274.66.9
Maryland92.31.375.03.2
Massachusetts90.81.985.63.0
Michigan89.92.378.22.8
Minnesota86.93.476.94.5
Mississippi87.43.078.24.2
Missouri87.02.979.33.0
Montana88.08.979.610.6
Nebraska93.23.969.77.3
Nevada87.64.180.04.3
New Hampshire97.50.986.94.5
New Jersey94.61.281.02.5
New Mexico80.86.564.59.0
New York90.61.279.61.8
North Carolina89.62.176.23.1
North Dakota97.21.786.84.3
Ohio89.21.979.92.0
Oklahoma89.43.173.84.2
Oregon92.53.177.64.6
Pennsylvania89.11.367.92.1
Rhode Island92.32.683.34.8
South Carolina96.60.874.83.7
South Dakota76.39.682.84.7
Tennessee92.71.768.13.8
Texas88.51.571.32.1
Utah89.95.671.48.2
Vermont99.30.797.72.3
Virginia91.31.976.03.0
Washington90.42.475.74.2
West Virginia85.44.670.75.1
Wisconsin92.02.177.63.4
Wyoming99.00.6DSUDSU

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: ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_1-3: 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_2_1-3.html