Table 17_2_1-3

2010 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 17_2_1.3
Admissions for hypertension (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
United States61.62.251.52.246.41.749.01.544.01.3
Arizona51.41.142.21.041.01.042.21.031.21.0
Arkansas85.02.073.11.869.51.877.41.9DNCDNC
California34.40.427.20.327.70.328.30.327.40.3
Colorado29.31.023.50.925.50.925.00.923.30.9
Connecticut38.41.229.41.027.91.025.81.016.70.8
Florida80.70.766.90.764.10.760.30.647.60.6
Georgia69.81.154.10.953.81.056.01.049.20.9
Hawaii18.11.314.81.217.21.519.41.418.71.5
Illinois75.30.961.50.860.50.860.10.851.20.7
Indiana53.61.142.31.038.30.940.90.9DNCDNC
Iowa42.11.329.81.129.11.129.61.129.11.1
Kansas58.11.754.31.754.01.755.21.752.01.7
Kentucky76.71.666.01.464.61.465.61.466.41.5
Maine18.91.317.21.2DNCDNCDNCDNC22.51.5
Maryland83.61.464.71.253.81.149.01.135.21.0
Massachusetts42.40.932.20.829.20.727.70.718.70.6
Michigan49.30.840.10.738.10.740.50.733.90.7
Minnesota42.61.133.61.032.01.032.91.0DNCDNC
Missouri70.41.257.71.154.31.156.51.145.51.1
Nebraska42.41.835.21.634.71.732.01.6DNCDNC
Nevada70.42.062.91.972.12.170.02.1DNCDNC
New Hampshire24.41.519.91.417.41.317.21.3DNCDNC
New Jersey71.31.057.40.956.30.957.40.952.40.9
New York70.10.761.40.656.70.659.40.645.90.6
North Carolina63.71.051.20.950.50.948.70.942.10.9
Ohio69.40.955.40.851.60.847.90.7DNCDNC
Oklahoma77.61.776.01.771.81.6DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon20.70.816.30.815.90.819.00.815.40.8
Rhode Island35.82.031.21.927.51.832.41.9DNCDNC
South Carolina77.81.555.71.358.61.458.21.557.41.5
Tennessee80.91.463.31.258.51.263.91.253.51.1
Texas75.60.865.90.763.50.868.60.959.20.8
Utah17.51.117.51.215.01.117.01.111.81.0
Vermont14.91.79.61.48.71.310.51.4DNCDNC
Virginia49.70.936.70.8DNCDNCDNCDNC35.50.8
Washington22.40.718.00.615.70.616.40.614.70.6
West Virginia67.72.152.51.855.21.962.92.163.92.1
Wisconsin33.20.929.20.824.80.827.40.822.60.7
Wyoming40.63.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

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).� Not all States participate in HCUP.� Estimates for the total United States are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_2_1-3: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_2_1-3.html