Table 4_3_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_3_1.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who received recommended hospital care, by State, 2004 and 2008a
 20082004
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total88.10.275.70.2
Alabama86.51.374.71.6
Alaska88.34.678.95.6
Arizona89.01.479.22.0
Arkansas86.31.565.52.4
California90.70.675.80.8
Colorado87.51.875.92.7
Connecticut94.30.786.21.3
Delaware93.72.180.95.1
District of Columbia92.12.486.82.4
Florida92.00.777.90.9
Georgia87.51.073.71.4
Hawaii89.42.175.03.6
Idaho86.13.376.74.1
Illinois90.30.779.41.0
Indiana89.90.875.61.4
Iowa84.31.672.02.3
Kansas73.52.364.02.4
Kentucky82.41.467.21.8
Louisiana86.61.473.01.5
Maine93.31.685.92.4
Maryland92.50.684.41.4
Massachusetts92.40.885.11.1
Michigan91.00.980.51.3
Minnesota86.11.377.01.6
Mississippi80.71.866.82.2
Missouri85.51.473.71.7
Montana84.22.665.94.8
Nebraska79.22.574.62.8
Nevada89.52.778.22.7
New Hampshire92.91.479.23.6
New Jersey95.00.584.01.2
New Mexico76.53.366.73.1
New York92.70.581.60.8
North Carolina91.50.777.11.3
North Dakota84.93.975.14.1
Ohio91.70.682.91.0
Oklahoma79.81.970.31.9
Oregon87.21.878.12.2
Pennsylvania90.40.774.61.0
Rhode Island94.51.288.62.3
South Carolina92.80.875.91.6
South Dakota77.93.267.94.0
Tennessee86.81.170.41.6
Texas87.40.772.51.0
Utah87.72.669.74.1
Vermont92.71.977.14.4
Virginia92.11.277.01.5
Washington89.31.573.82.1
West Virginia86.61.773.32.3
Wisconsin89.71.080.21.2
Wyoming76.34.369.14.5

a Recommended hospital care for heart failure includes evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction and prescription of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_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_3_1-3.html