Table 4_3_1-2

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_3_1.2
Hospital patients with heart failure who received recommended hospital care (evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction and ACE inhibitor or ARB prescription at discharge, if indicated, for left ventricular systolic dysfunction), by State, 2005 and 2007
 20072005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total93.10.087.70.0
Alabama92.00.286.90.2
Alaska93.20.792.70.8
Arizona93.10.287.70.3
Arkansas91.30.282.30.3
California93.60.187.20.1
Colorado92.90.388.30.3
Connecticut95.60.291.30.2
Delaware93.30.587.20.6
District of Columbia88.10.585.00.6
Florida93.50.188.00.1
Georgia91.20.285.00.2
Hawaii89.80.582.80.6
Idaho93.40.686.60.7
Illinois94.00.189.00.1
Indiana92.50.285.80.2
Iowa92.10.387.80.3
Kansas86.50.483.10.4
Kentucky90.00.283.00.2
Louisiana91.00.284.00.2
Maine95.10.391.00.4
Maryland93.10.289.70.2
Massachusetts94.50.190.70.2
Michigan95.40.192.10.1
Minnesota92.60.287.20.3
Mississippi89.30.283.00.3
Missouri92.60.287.60.2
Montana90.20.682.70.7
Nebraska92.80.388.70.4
Nevada92.80.388.60.4
New Hampshire96.40.392.40.4
New Jersey95.70.192.90.1
New Mexico86.50.578.40.6
New York94.50.189.00.1
North Carolina94.20.188.90.2
North Dakota89.30.687.20.7
Ohio95.10.190.40.1
Oklahoma90.40.285.10.3
Oregon92.70.387.30.4
Pennsylvania94.00.189.20.1
Puerto Rico81.60.479.00.4
Rhode Island94.70.492.20.4
South Carolina95.10.289.30.2
South Dakota90.20.687.10.7
Tennessee91.10.285.80.2
Texas91.90.185.10.1
Utah93.40.488.00.5
Vermont95.60.687.10.8
Virginia94.60.187.70.2
Washington92.30.287.60.3
West Virginia92.20.386.90.3
Wisconsin93.90.289.20.2
Wyoming82.51.268.81.4

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

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_1-2: 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_3_1-2.html