Table 4_3_2-1

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 4_3_2.1
Hospital patients with heart failure who received an evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 95.90.094.20.092.10.089.60.0
GenderMale96.50.095.00.093.10.091.00.0
Female95.40.093.50.091.20.088.40.0
RaceWhite96.00.094.20.092.00.089.50.0
Black96.50.095.00.193.20.190.70.1
Hispanic94.20.192.40.190.90.188.10.1
AI/AN91.70.590.10.586.20.685.90.6
Asian96.50.294.60.291.80.388.40.3
AgeUnder 6596.50.095.00.093.40.191.10.1
65-7496.30.094.60.192.70.190.40.1
75-8496.00.094.40.092.30.189.70.1
85 and over94.90.192.60.189.80.186.60.1

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_2-1.html