T2_3_4_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 2_3_4.3
Admissions for congestive heart failurea per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2008
 2008200720042000
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total369.79.1382.48.8440.09.8495.09.9
Arizona226.42.1232.92.2280.22.5311.43.0
Arkansas424.04.1450.54.3527.94.7DNCDNC
California281.81.0293.11.1332.11.2392.21.3
Colorado212.03.1223.02.7247.52.9245.93.0
Connecticut327.03.3315.83.2359.03.5385.53.7
Florida338.21.4357.61.4433.51.6486.31.8
Georgia426.92.6464.32.8518.03.1526.33.1
Hawaii248.84.7257.85.0281.95.2338.76.2
Illinois408.02.1432.02.1492.92.2530.32.3
Indiana402.42.9414.12.9474.03.1DNCDNC
Iowa280.13.1294.63.2314.53.4346.03.6
Kansas303.73.8330.93.9383.14.3418.44.7
Kentucky459.13.8527.04.1609.34.3622.04.7
Louisiana622.95.0DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maine295.44.8295.54.8DNCDNC417.76.2
Maryland433.23.1430.43.2418.03.2504.03.7
Massachusetts374.32.6386.32.7402.82.7427.32.8
Michigan410.32.3420.72.3468.62.4533.52.6
Minnesota257.92.7284.52.8315.33.1DNCDNC
Missouri389.12.8418.22.9488.93.2489.83.4
Nebraska263.84.3265.74.3296.44.8DNCDNC
Nevada312.94.2329.44.3376.95.0DNCDNC
New Hampshire270.65.0268.94.9303.15.5DNCDNC
New Jersey391.42.3420.22.4471.12.5572.82.9
New York359.41.5373.81.5417.31.6452.01.7
North Carolina379.12.3404.42.4457.72.7504.02.9
Ohio420.02.1433.62.2501.02.3DNCDNC
Oklahoma358.43.5399.03.7DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon212.02.7229.22.7233.92.8263.63.1
Pennsylvania440.22.0DNCDNCDNCDNC613.12.4
Rhode Island386.06.2388.16.2419.96.5DNCDNC
South Carolina381.93.3412.73.5490.34.3573.74.8
South Dakota273.67.3272.47.3343.48.0DNCDNC
Tennessee437.03.1497.03.5555.53.5567.13.5
Texas388.41.8425.81.9488.02.5518.32.5
Utah163.93.4182.43.6227.14.2225.74.3
Vermont193.86.0194.76.0250.17.0DNCDNC
Virginia338.62.4348.02.5407.42.7502.33.2
Washington222.62.1242.72.2256.62.4274.72.5
West Virginia448.85.0491.65.3605.86.1691.56.4
Wisconsin280.52.4284.42.5326.82.7367.72.9
Wyoming227.27.6245.68.0DNCDNCDNCDNC

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, congestive heart failure must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T2_3_4_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/nhqrdr11/2_heartdiseases/T2_3_4_3.html