T17_2_3_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_3.3
Admissions with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasea per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by State, 2007 and 2008
 20082007
StateRateSERateSE
Total228.65.9192.54.4
Arizona159.81.8125.21.6
Arkansas291.83.5258.63.3
California136.70.7114.70.7
Colorado158.62.6127.02.0
Connecticut167.72.4136.92.2
Florida214.61.1178.71.0
Georgia220.41.9203.51.8
Hawaii88.52.880.52.9
Illinois249.51.6196.81.4
Indiana328.42.7254.72.3
Iowa213.62.9182.82.6
Kansas233.23.4209.03.3
Kentucky474.43.9409.93.6
Louisiana294.13.4DNCDNC
Maine228.04.3191.83.9
Maryland204.92.2179.02.1
Massachusetts246.52.2211.82.1
Michigan253.81.8208.21.6
Minnesota167.42.2143.02.1
Missouri276.02.4227.62.2
Nebraska233.64.2187.83.7
Nevada204.03.3159.63.0
New Hampshire250.94.8211.74.4
New Jersey186.51.6169.71.6
New York182.21.1163.61.0
North Carolina234.91.8214.01.8
Ohio311.61.9256.21.7
Oklahoma308.13.3269.33.0
Oregon130.22.1116.72.0
Pennsylvania262.41.6DNCDNC
Rhode Island268.15.4208.14.8
South Carolina233.12.6202.52.4
South Dakota238.17.5196.76.5
Tennessee330.62.8294.22.7
Texas225.41.4200.11.4
Utah70.82.256.22.0
Vermont162.25.5157.55.5
Virginia194.91.8159.51.7
Washington130.91.6119.61.6
West Virginia484.15.3417.15.0
Wisconsin157.61.9133.51.7
Wyoming249.97.9199.37.1

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes transfers from other institutions. Rates prior to 2005 are not reported because of International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9-CM) coding changes.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_2_3_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_3_3.html