Table 4_3_5-3

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_5.3
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with congestive heart failure as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
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StateRateaSERateaSE
Total32.70.255.30.2
Arizona20.51.544.11.9
Arkansas50.91.7DNCDNC
California32.30.651.90.7
Colorado23.31.943.62.4
Connecticut29.41.450.21.8
Florida25.60.644.20.7
Georgia32.41.158.41.3
Hawaii37.33.157.53.6
Illinois30.90.851.11.0
Iowa42.22.065.12.1
Kansas38.32.067.82.3
Kentucky34.71.358.71.6
Maine38.82.9DNCDNC
Maryland19.61.044.91.4
Massachusetts32.41.152.71.4
Michigan23.80.849.81.0
Minnesota33.41.5DNCDNC
Missouri35.71.255.61.4
Nebraska36.22.5DNCDNC
Nevada34.22.2DNCDNC
New Hampshire41.03.3DNCDNC
New Jersey32.50.957.61.0
New York40.50.766.50.8
North Carolina34.41.161.21.2
Oklahoma41.21.7DNCDNC
Oregon41.42.058.32.5
Rhode Island29.62.5DNCDNC
South Carolina38.31.564.01.8
Tennessee38.71.166.51.3
Texas32.50.757.00.8
Utah39.13.351.13.7
Vermont56.95.3DNCDNC
Virginia36.81.1DNCDNC
Washington32.61.652.21.8
West Virginia35.91.958.12.0
Wisconsin31.81.456.81.7

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.

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_5-3: 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_5-3.html