Table 8_3_2-8

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_2.8
Pediatric asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, ages 2–17, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total144.110.5164.511.5
Arizona123.12.9132.93.7
Arkansas105.14.2DNCDNC
California92.31.0140.51.3
Colorado186.67.5138.43.7
Connecticut172.45.0143.94.5
Florida147.22.0204.12.6
Georgia116.12.4125.62.6
Hawaii61.04.797.56.0
Illinois131.42.1210.62.7
Indiana99.12.7DNCDNC
Iowa65.73.3107.44.0
Kansas171.36.5127.94.8
Kentucky174.14.5162.54.4
Maine78.45.884.25.5
Maryland163.23.6168.33.8
Massachusetts154.63.5129.33.2
Michigan151.62.6204.83.0
Minnesota103.13.2DNCDNC
Missouri173.33.8254.65.4
Nebraska75.14.5DNCDNC
Nevada89.84.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire61.84.9DNCDNC
New Jersey176.43.0179.63.2
New York251.02.5262.52.5
North Carolina109.52.4153.63.1
Ohio128.72.4DNCDNC
Oklahoma181.64.9DNCDNC
Oregon44.12.459.52.8
Rhode Island139.18.2DNCDNC
South Carolina150.44.1188.64.8
South Dakota85.48.4DNCDNC
Tennessee146.13.6183.43.9
Texas163.01.8175.52.4
Utah74.03.357.22.9
Vermont46.26.4DNCDNC
Virginia136.22.9178.23.4
Washington90.32.6122.83.0
West Virginia165.37.0165.66.8
Wisconsin100.83.0129.63.2

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_2-8: 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_2-8.html