Table 4_3_3-3

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_3.3
Hospital patients with heart failure who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction, by State, 2004 and 2008a
 20082004
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total88.30.273.60.4
Alabama86.91.573.32.3
Alaska97.41.275.510.1
Arizona89.71.576.02.8
Arkansas85.11.665.03.8
California90.80.672.61.2
Colorado87.72.575.93.7
Connecticut92.50.979.61.9
Delaware91.03.873.08.4
District of Columbia92.13.285.13.9
Florida90.40.872.81.2
Georgia87.31.273.81.8
Hawaii88.62.669.45.9
Idaho80.85.972.47.6
Illinois88.21.076.01.4
Indiana88.01.172.42.2
Iowa87.52.273.33.6
Kansas75.53.668.03.5
Kentucky80.62.064.62.6
Louisiana86.71.572.82.1
Maine91.72.985.13.0
Maryland90.31.077.72.3
Massachusetts89.11.281.81.6
Michigan89.41.177.11.9
Minnesota89.11.977.92.3
Mississippi80.32.166.03.4
Missouri86.51.776.22.3
Montana91.52.970.87.2
Nebraska86.53.074.74.3
Nevada90.53.179.73.2
New Hampshire92.12.275.85.5
New Jersey92.70.877.52.0
New Mexico83.04.164.64.5
New York91.00.777.81.2
North Carolina90.01.074.61.9
North Dakota96.42.073.47.4
Ohio89.11.075.81.4
Oklahoma87.21.874.52.5
Oregon89.42.378.63.4
Pennsylvania87.40.967.91.3
Rhode Island92.52.184.23.9
South Carolina91.51.371.92.3
South Dakota77.55.670.76.4
Tennessee86.01.568.82.5
Texas88.50.973.41.4
Utah92.52.378.55.0
Vermont92.12.567.67.7
Virginia92.21.472.62.2
Washington91.51.470.33.2
West Virginia84.92.271.03.3
Wisconsin89.61.579.81.6
Wyoming82.16.177.06.5

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: 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_3_3-3: 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_3-3.html