Table 4_3_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_3_2.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who received an evaluation of left ventricular systolic function, by State, 2004 and 2008a
 20082004
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total87.90.377.60.3
Alabama86.12.176.02.2
Alaska80.77.982.35.2
Arizona88.32.382.42.9
Arkansas87.52.466.02.9
California90.51.079.01.1
Colorado87.22.675.93.8
Connecticut96.11.192.60.9
Delaware96.40.988.84.0
District of Columbia92.13.988.43.0
Florida93.71.082.91.2
Georgia87.61.673.72.2
Hawaii90.13.380.63.9
Idaho91.42.581.02.8
Illinois92.41.082.71.3
Indiana91.71.178.71.7
Iowa81.42.270.83.0
Kansas71.73.060.73.2
Kentucky84.12.069.72.5
Louisiana86.62.373.22.2
Maine94.81.386.83.8
Maryland94.70.791.00.9
Massachusetts95.80.788.41.5
Michigan92.51.483.91.6
Minnesota83.31.876.12.3
Mississippi81.02.867.42.9
Missouri84.52.271.32.4
Montana78.53.861.96.5
Nebraska73.73.574.43.7
Nevada88.64.476.84.3
New Hampshire93.71.782.44.6
New Jersey97.40.490.51.0
New Mexico71.14.868.54.2
New York94.30.885.40.9
North Carolina92.91.079.51.6
North Dakota74.86.376.54.4
Ohio94.30.790.01.1
Oklahoma73.53.066.62.8
Oregon85.22.777.62.8
Pennsylvania93.40.981.21.3
Rhode Island96.50.892.62.0
South Carolina94.21.079.72.2
South Dakota78.33.765.85.3
Tennessee87.71.771.92.1
Texas86.41.171.71.4
Utah84.24.263.75.8
Vermont93.33.085.93.3
Virginia92.01.881.32.0
Washington87.12.777.22.6
West Virginia88.22.575.43.4
Wisconsin89.81.480.71.8
Wyoming71.95.963.16.0

a 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_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_3_2-3.html