T17_2_1_3

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 17_2_1.3
Admissions with hypertensiona per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2008
 2008200720042000
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total58.62.460.82.249.01.544.01.3
Arizona51.51.050.31.142.11.031.21.0
Arkansas70.41.883.92.077.41.9DNCDNC
California34.70.433.70.428.20.327.40.3
Colorado27.50.928.81.025.00.923.30.9
Connecticut38.51.238.21.225.81.016.60.8
Florida79.70.780.00.760.30.647.60.6
Georgia67.41.068.71.055.91.049.20.9
Hawaii18.71.317.91.319.41.418.71.5
Illinois74.80.973.80.960.10.851.20.7
Indiana52.71.152.61.040.90.9DNCDNC
Iowa37.01.241.21.329.61.129.11.1
Kansas55.51.757.61.755.21.752.01.7
Kentucky68.71.575.61.665.61.466.41.5
Louisiana90.41.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maine21.51.418.71.2DNCDNC22.51.5
Maryland84.81.483.31.449.01.135.20.9
Massachusetts43.40.942.10.927.70.718.60.6
Michigan53.00.848.90.840.50.733.90.7
Minnesota35.81.041.91.132.91.0DNCDNC
Missouri64.81.269.21.256.51.145.41.1
Nebraska41.31.841.71.832.01.6DNCDNC
Nevada70.12.069.62.070.02.1DNCDNC
New Hampshire22.61.424.11.517.21.3DNCDNC
New Jersey66.01.070.81.057.30.952.40.9
New York72.70.769.50.759.30.645.80.6
North Carolina58.00.962.41.048.70.942.00.9
Ohio64.60.968.60.947.90.7DNCDNC
Oklahoma74.81.777.01.7DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon20.20.820.30.819.00.815.30.8
Pennsylvania59.10.8DNCDNCDNCDNC41.80.6
Rhode Island37.42.134.92.032.41.9DNCDNC
South Carolina67.01.476.31.558.21.557.21.5
South Dakota30.82.638.12.830.72.7DNCDNC
Tennessee72.91.379.81.463.91.253.41.1
Texas71.40.874.50.868.60.959.10.8
Utah16.71.117.41.117.01.111.81.0
Vermont8.91.314.71.710.51.4DNCDNC
Virginia46.60.949.00.939.10.835.50.8
Washington23.80.722.00.716.40.614.70.6
West Virginia56.71.966.22.162.82.163.92.1
Wisconsin34.50.932.60.927.40.822.70.7
Wyoming44.73.440.63.3DNCDNCDNCDNC

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, hypertension must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes admissions with kidney disease with dialysis access procedures, admissions with cardiac procedures, and transfers from other institutions.

b. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population for 2000 as the U.S. 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, modified version 4.1.� State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_2_1_3: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/17_utilization/T17_2_1_3.html