Table 4_3_5-3

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 4_3_5.3
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with congestive heart failure as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
United States28.20.232.70.236.60.240.00.255.30.2
Arizona16.81.420.51.526.81.528.41.544.11.9
Arkansas45.21.850.91.755.61.759.91.7DNCDNC
California29.30.632.30.635.60.640.20.651.90.7
Colorado23.81.923.31.928.02.029.92.143.62.4
Connecticut26.51.429.41.434.21.539.11.550.21.8
Florida23.00.625.60.631.00.633.50.644.20.7
Georgia27.61.032.41.134.41.140.51.158.41.3
Hawaii38.03.037.33.146.93.347.13.357.53.6
Illinois27.60.830.90.834.40.836.40.851.11.0
Iowa35.91.842.22.048.02.048.22.065.12.1
Kansas37.02.038.32.040.92.043.62.067.82.3
Kentucky31.61.334.71.339.61.340.31.358.71.6
Maine34.32.938.82.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maryland18.91.019.61.023.01.129.31.244.91.4
Massachusetts28.01.132.41.136.51.238.11.252.71.4
Michigan22.20.823.80.828.50.831.20.949.81.0
Minnesota30.41.533.41.533.71.536.51.6DNCDNC
Missouri32.11.235.71.239.21.239.21.255.61.4
Nebraska38.22.536.22.547.02.849.82.9DNCDNC
Nevada27.12.334.22.237.12.340.32.3DNCDNC
New Hampshire38.93.141.03.347.03.346.63.3DNCDNC
New Jersey28.20.932.50.937.80.940.60.957.61.0
New York36.80.740.50.745.70.749.90.766.50.8
North Carolina31.21.034.41.139.01.141.51.161.21.2
Oklahoma35.41.641.21.743.51.7DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon33.51.941.42.043.22.249.82.358.32.5
Rhode Island30.12.429.62.536.42.538.42.6DNCDNC
South Carolina38.01.438.31.550.71.553.41.664.01.8
Tennessee33.21.138.71.143.81.147.01.166.51.3
Texas27.70.632.50.735.60.741.60.757.00.8
Utah31.63.339.13.333.73.341.03.351.13.7
Vermont57.15.356.95.359.45.357.95.2DNCDNC
Virginia34.31.236.81.1DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Washington31.41.532.61.637.61.639.21.652.21.8
West Virginia33.91.835.91.941.71.943.81.858.12.0
Wisconsin26.91.331.81.438.91.541.81.556.81.7
Wyoming54.06.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group risk of mortality score.

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.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 4_3_5-3: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_5-3.html