Table 4_3_4-1

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_4.1
Admissions for congestive heart failure (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total445.610.7495.39.9
Arizona269.12.4312.13.0
Arkansas521.74.7DNCDNC
California346.21.2392.41.3
Colorado251.22.9246.03.0
Connecticut355.43.4385.93.7
Florida423.81.5486.51.8
Georgia552.03.1526.53.1
Hawaii291.25.2339.06.2
Illinois501.92.2530.82.3
Indiana488.53.2DNCDNC
Iowa317.43.4346.63.6
Kansas384.14.4418.64.7
Kentucky597.34.2622.54.7
Maine316.55.0417.86.2
Maryland502.63.4504.23.7
Massachusetts424.82.9427.52.8
Michigan504.32.5533.82.6
Minnesota314.03.0DNCDNC
Missouri469.13.1490.23.4
Nebraska296.94.6DNCDNC
Nevada379.74.8DNCDNC
New Hampshire295.25.3DNCDNC
New Jersey464.02.5573.02.9
New York415.91.6452.21.7
North Carolina461.82.6504.32.9
Ohio505.32.3DNCDNC
Oklahoma436.03.9DNCDNC
Oregon244.82.8263.63.1
Rhode Island427.66.5DNCDNC
South Carolina488.23.8574.04.8
Tennessee572.83.6567.73.6
Texas507.72.0518.82.5
Utah204.34.0226.74.3
Vermont215.76.4DNCDNC
Virginia434.82.8502.73.2
Washington260.92.3274.92.5
West Virginia573.85.7691.66.4
Wisconsin308.92.6368.02.9

a Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

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_3_4-1: 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_4-1.html