T14_4_2_1b

2011 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 14_4_2.1b
Adult hospital readmission for congestive heart failure (CHF),a by ethnicity and State, 2008
  Non-Hispanic 
 TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
StatePercentPercentPercentPercentPercent
All reporting States21.220.923.120.722.6
Arkansas21.621.522.1DSUDSU
California21.220.524.820.321.2
Florida21.520.823.621.122.5
Hawaii18.818.1DSU19.3DSU
Louisiana20.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Massachusetts22.822.426.021.626.9
Missouri21.720.725.9DSU17.1
Nebraska16.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
New Hampshire17.717.6DSUDSUDSU
New York22.621.723.825.426.1
South Carolina18.818.519.1DSUDSU
Tennessee21.421.322.2DSU22.5
Utah13.913.9DSUDSU17.3
Virginia20.520.421.012.917.7
Washington18.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Rehospitalizations are defined as admissions to any hospital in that State with any principal or secondary diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF) within 30 days of the discharge date of an index CHF admission.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Sample, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, modified version 4.1.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_4_2_1b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/14_patientcenteredness/T14_4_2_1b.html