Table 8_2_7-3

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 8_2_7.3
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with pneumonia 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
Total44.90.274.00.2
Arizona31.41.755.11.9
Arkansas60.72.1DNCDNC
California47.10.772.60.7
Colorado30.62.254.92.4
Connecticut41.51.867.41.9
Florida35.90.962.70.9
Georgia49.21.480.01.4
Hawaii67.33.777.23.9
Illinois42.21.166.71.0
Iowa50.22.274.12.2
Kansas47.42.272.22.3
Kentucky45.81.676.81.6
Maine50.03.5DNCDNC
Maryland29.81.661.31.7
Massachusetts44.61.476.41.4
Michigan32.81.266.31.2
Minnesota40.22.0DNCDNC
Missouri44.31.573.91.5
Nebraska60.52.9DNCDNC
Nevada40.02.8DNCDNC
New Hampshire54.83.7DNCDNC
New Jersey42.11.375.21.2
New York55.30.987.80.8
North Carolina53.51.487.91.4
Oklahoma55.41.8DNCDNC
Oregon48.32.476.12.5
Rhode Island48.13.3DNCDNC
South Carolina56.62.087.42.0
Tennessee52.21.484.51.3
Texas44.20.975.10.9
Utah40.03.461.83.4
Vermont61.65.6DNCDNC
Virginia48.01.6DNCDNC
Washington41.91.967.81.9
West Virginia51.42.276.82.2
Wisconsin43.21.775.71.8

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 8_2_7-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_7-3.html