Table 4_2_2-3

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_2.3
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis (excluding transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
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StateRateaSERateaSE
Total73.00.3105.80.3
Arizona64.12.698.32.8
Arkansas96.23.5DNCDNC
California77.31.1103.21.1
Colorado60.83.582.23.3
Connecticut68.33.194.32.9
Florida64.61.293.21.1
Georgia81.52.3118.22.4
Hawaii89.14.8113.45.4
Illinois68.91.7103.01.7
Iowa83.63.8113.33.3
Kansas82.94.0120.93.9
Kentucky73.12.4107.62.5
Maine70.44.3DNCDNC
Maryland53.72.393.12.3
Massachusetts64.42.192.42.1
Michigan58.81.6100.51.7
Minnesota68.43.0DNCDNC
Missouri78.22.2115.02.1
Nebraska90.95.5DNCDNC
Nevada85.54.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire74.55.3DNCDNC
New Jersey79.42.0103.21.7
New York76.61.3108.71.3
North Carolina76.32.0110.42.0
Oklahoma89.13.1DNCDNC
Oregon76.23.4111.43.8
Rhode Island70.25.2DNCDNC
South Carolina75.62.9116.22.9
Tennessee80.12.2120.02.2
Texas74.01.3114.61.3
Utah85.36.190.85.8
Vermont86.48.9DNCDNC
Virginia74.92.2DNCDNC
Washington77.72.9106.32.8
West Virginia81.63.4109.93.3
Wisconsin71.42.6116.12.7

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_2-3: 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_2-3.html