Table 4_4_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_4_1.3
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
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StateRateaSERateaSE
Total64.41.283.71.0
Arizona49.08.486.67.6
Arkansas90.712.2DNCDNC
California64.84.480.13.5
Colorado58.910.784.49.1
Connecticut75.19.790.58.1
Florida60.84.179.63.5
Georgia61.48.093.07.8
HawaiiDSUDSU88.223.4
Illinois54.55.881.55.4
Iowa55.412.980.69.1
Kansas53.213.886.112.8
Kentucky61.99.887.68.4
Maine54.414.8DNCDNC
Maryland57.89.069.57.9
Massachusetts70.86.982.15.8
Michigan75.56.080.15.4
Minnesota42.68.4DNCDNC
Missouri61.17.280.56.2
Nebraska97.514.4DNCDNC
Nevada51.010.8DNCDNC
New Hampshire70.516.6DNCDNC
New Jersey84.66.9105.36.0
New York74.54.893.14.1
North Carolina63.97.192.16.3
Oklahoma72.411.4DNCDNC
Oregon77.310.378.810.0
Rhode Island78.721.8DNCDNC
South Carolina67.111.091.39.3
Tennessee54.17.584.16.7
Texas42.55.182.34.2
UtahDSUDSU80.316.6
VermontDSUDSUDNCDNC
Virginia55.78.0DNCDNC
Washington61.29.195.98.3
West Virginia55.214.4115.911.6
Wisconsin57.48.376.17.6

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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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_4_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_4_1-3.html