Table 8_3_2-7

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_3_2.7
Asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total124.04.3112.33.3
Arizona90.21.484.41.6
Arkansas104.52.2DNCDNC
California81.50.681.60.6
Colorado70.81.570.01.5
Connecticut124.82.298.51.9
Florida130.30.9108.30.9
Georgia118.51.497.21.3
Hawaii97.33.1103.73.4
Illinois152.01.3149.01.3
Indiana124.91.6DNCDNC
Iowa68.21.774.91.9
Kansas96.72.581.52.2
Kentucky155.02.2145.52.3
Maine72.22.689.73.0
Maryland163.51.9111.51.7
Massachusetts138.71.7115.91.5
Michigan143.81.4121.51.3
Minnesota79.11.5DNCDNC
Missouri110.81.689.81.6
Nebraska82.02.5DNCDNC
Nevada93.52.3DNCDNC
New Hampshire70.42.6DNCDNC
New Jersey155.51.5127.01.4
New York172.61.1166.91.1
North Carolina117.61.3112.91.4
Ohio142.81.3DNCDNC
Oklahoma107.62.0DNCDNC
Oregon59.81.561.01.5
Rhode Island120.43.7DNCDNC
South Carolina127.22.0123.02.2
Tennessee127.61.8103.61.6
Texas106.00.994.61.2
Utah46.41.852.12.0
Vermont53.53.3DNCDNC
Virginia112.31.4115.91.5
Washington60.51.167.21.2
West Virginia159.03.3118.12.9
Wisconsin79.91.485.91.5

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 8_3_2-7: 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_3_2-7.html