Table 8_3_2-9

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_2.9
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 65 and over, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total231.68.3159.35.2
Arizona171.64.8115.44.4
Arkansas195.57.1DNCDNC
California196.42.2137.31.9
Colorado154.95.8108.34.9
Connecticut201.06.6130.05.3
Florida235.32.8138.52.2
Georgia248.75.3151.64.2
Hawaii209.511.0219.612.3
Illinois265.84.2192.43.5
Indiana229.25.5DNCDNC
Iowa118.35.2104.14.8
Kansas188.18.5109.45.9
Kentucky286.87.3197.26.5
Maine129.98.1130.98.7
Maryland312.86.9150.25.0
Massachusetts280.26.0165.94.4
Michigan238.54.4144.73.4
Minnesota155.85.4DNCDNC
Missouri172.84.7103.53.8
Nebraska159.28.5DNCDNC
Nevada157.47.8DNCDNC
New Hampshire116.18.5DNCDNC
New Jersey287.15.0149.63.6
New York294.23.4230.83.0
North Carolina217.84.5169.74.2
Ohio259.34.2DNCDNC
Oklahoma198.46.5DNCDNC
Oregon117.55.0104.74.8
Rhode Island212.311.9DNCDNC
South Carolina230.66.6182.86.9
South Dakota184.718.5DNCDNC
Tennessee248.06.1158.74.6
Texas240.83.6161.84.2
Utah106.37.4102.87.2
Vermont121.712.1DNCDNC
Virginia234.45.2190.44.9
Washington108.23.9108.03.9
West Virginia297.610.2164.87.7
Wisconsin147.64.6125.64.2

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_2-9: 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_2-9.html