2016 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

Appendix B: Trends in Access, Quality and Disparities for Measures in 2016 Report

2016 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

4. Quality Disparities by Income, Ethnicity, and Race

Poor Households vs. High-Income Households

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical admissions who were not susceptible to falling, age 18 and over -18.750 -2.121 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance -40.084 -16.292 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries -26.168 -7.573 2014
Adults with limited English proficiency who had usual source of care -19.021 -2.452 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with congestive heart failure, age 18 and over -11.413 -5.824 2014
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months -11.864 -3.671 2015
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months -10.443 -4.514 2015
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child -40.202 -9.852 2014
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a PSA test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year -23.559 -8.229 2010

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over 0.858 0.400 2014
Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over -0.484 -0.512 2014
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 4.480 2.634 2014
Accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over 1.938 1.387 2014
Hospital admissions with accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age <18 years 12.766 1.414 2014
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over -1.075 -0.707 2014
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 6.869 4.856 2014
Birth trauma-injury to neonate per 1,000 live births -2.139 -0.281 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 11 prescription medications that should be avoided in older adults 29.412 0.693 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 33 potentially inappropriate prescription medications for older adults 21.429 1.166 2014
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over 2.530 1.593 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) -5.085 -0.372 2013
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 17.333 0.756 2013
Adults with hypertension with blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg 10.220 0.859 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction, age 18 and over 0.224 0.128 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, age 18 and over 8.088 0.889 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received 2 or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 23.581 1.023 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 8.456 0.579 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year -15.012 -1.529 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes whose condition was diagnosed 6.699 0.214 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL 60.410 1.820 2012
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg 7.298 0.664 2014
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment 18.929 1.743 2015
Children ages 12-17 with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment 0.506 0.074 2015
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms -6.143 -0.794 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia, age 18 and over -0.490 -0.200 2014
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler) 1.951 0.544 2014
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider -3.783 -0.666 2013
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking 6.711 0.456 2014
Children ages 2-19 with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight 15.991 0.724 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have 9.870 2.019 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating 12.605 1.631 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 11.232 0.873 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination -3.350 -1.464 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine 7.595 0.441 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 26.380 1.720 2014
Adolescent females ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -6.144 -1.202 2014
Adolescent females ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine 2.743 0.280 2014
Adolescent males ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -9.577 -2.405 2014
Adolescent males ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -0.137 -0.024 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 31.667 1.610 2014
Children ages 6 months to 17 years who received influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 3.580 0.524 2014
Children ages 3-5 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider 22.337 1.491 2014
Children 0-40 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a child safety seat while riding in the car 0.000 0.000 2014
Children 41-80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a booster seat when riding in the car -3.253 -0.454 2014
Children over 80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using lap or shoulder belts when riding in a car 1.994 0.375 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle 5.719 1.190 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative sepsis per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, age 18 and over 14.375 6.379 2014
Hospital admissions with central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 24.138 6.261 2014
Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 40.000 12.000 2014
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over 41.237 3.763 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with expected low mortality, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 20.690 2.683 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them 92.727 4.954 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand 100.000 4.589 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say 118.919 5.458 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them 74.026 4.888 2014
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months 157.534 9.178 2014
People with a usual source of care who sometimes or never asked person to help make decisions when there was a choice between treatments 46.875 4.411 2014
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors 23.243 2.892 2014
Emergency department visits with a principal diagnosis related to mental health only per 100,000 population 111.796 8.356 2014
Emergency department visits with a principal diagnosis related to substance abuse only per 100,000 population 61.351 4.488 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Emergency department visits with a principal diagnosis related to co-occurring mental health, alcohol, and substance abuse per 100,000 population 107.143 6.708 2014
Emergency department visits for asthma per 100,000 population (including inpatient admissions), ages 18-39 198.062 10.736 2014
Emergency department visits for asthma per 100,000 population (including inpatient admissions), ages 2-17 176.071 6.370 2014
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 293.846 12.848 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 213.270 17.943 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 108.125 3.548 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with long-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 181.532 15.983 2014
Lower extremity amputations among admissions for diabetes per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 224.742 16.769 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 18-39 194.048 12.660 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 133.992 4.998 2014
Emergency department visits for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population (including inpatient admissions), age 18 and over 124.092 10.602 2014
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, ages 1-17 22.207 6.320 2014
Avoidable admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 181.620 14.017 2014
Hospital admissions for dehydration per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 71.200 10.061 2014
Admissions for angina without cardiac procedure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 120.732 9.616 2014
Hospital admissions with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, age 40 and over 185.467 17.019 2014
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 103.281 14.081 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 65.604 8.993 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years 116.384 5.482 2014
Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years 68.182 3.606 2014
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 157.692 4.629 2013
Hospital admissions for heart failure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 98.771 12.646 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass graft, age 40 and over 51.852 8.963 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous coronary intervention, age 40 and over 10.204 4.160 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 67.407 3.893 2014
Infants who received breastfeeding through 3 months 47.303 8.947 2012
Adults age 20 and over with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight 21.254 2.154 2014
Children ages 2-5 with obesity 141.667 2.809 2014
Children ages 6-11 with obesity 76.230 3.133 2014
Children ages 12-19 with obesity 63.504 2.628 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more 18.182 2.423 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods 16.009 2.863 2014
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years 138.889 10.518 2013
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years 171.545 13.480 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high 181.633 13.267 2014
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 99.020 10.100 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 30.044 3.588 2014
Adult age 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 31.809 9.829 2014
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, age 65 and over 18.221 2.197 2014
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 43.207 6.222 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 159.494 7.425 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 65.957 2.421 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 116.667 4.373 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine 62.903 2.744 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 21.637 1.989 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 60.241 3.599 2014
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years 94.118 3.986 2014
Children ages 2 -17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year 69.592 7.849 2014
Children ages 0-17 who had a wellness checkup in the last 12 months 80.952 6.963 2014
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income 226.667 11.873 2014
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care 256.044 8.962 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons 70.361 5.656 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons 25.671 2.791 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons 53.092 4.400 2014

Hispanics vs. Non-Hispanic Whites

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical admissions who were not susceptible to falling, age 18 and over -53.333 -5.657 2014
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over -10.526 -4.472 2014
Birth trauma-injury to neonate per 1,000 live births -16.418 -2.375 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance -32.333 -14.454 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries -18.112 -5.477 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 11 prescription medications that should be avoided in older adults -45.455 -2.343 2004
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 33 potentially inappropriate prescription medications for older adults -35.246 -2.817 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection -20.588 -13.728 2013
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -14.018 -2.621 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 -27.709 -1.963 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 18-39 -18.045 -2.471 2014
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and were then hospitalized -17.045 -55.709 2013
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over -16.604 -12.127 2014
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care -18.396 -61.664 2013
Hospital admissions for dehydration per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -14.361 -2.346 2014
Hospital admissions with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, age 40 and over -14.807 -2.022 2014
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) -15.789 -2.846 2013
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population -29.612 -19.290 2014
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population -22.222 -14.311 2014
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population -59.692 -85.698 2014
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population -61.809 -86.974 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious -17.333 -12.748 2013
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider -10.492 -2.132 2013
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weights >2,499 g -20.000 -14.142 2013
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating -12.766 -2.174 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased -10.227 -8.955 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain -37.037 -39.223 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight -26.042 -24.515 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder -11.581 -16.444 2013
Home health care patients who have less pain when moving around -19.018 -65.354 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 40 and over -18.889 -15.784 2013
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine -30.088 -3.801 2014
Adolescent females ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -20.143 -3.874 2014
Adolescent males ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -14.934 -3.912 2014
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child -25.394 -6.503 2014
Children 41-80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a booster seat when riding in the car -13.419 -2.346 2014
Children over 80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using lap or shoulder belts when riding in a car -11.854 -2.507 2014
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season -18.868 -134.096 2013
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination -21.862 -196.454 2013
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income -27.273 -4.800 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adult surgery patients with postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infection, age 18 and over 13.333 0.417 2014
Hospital admissions with central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions -1.639 -0.447 2014
Adult surgery patients with postoperative pneumonia events, age 18 and over 48.734 0.853 2013
Adult surgery patients with postoperative venous thromboembolic events, age 18 and over 47.368 0.224 2010
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over -4.825 -1.739 2014
Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over 2.972 2.203 2014
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 7.778 4.186 2014
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over -5.785 -0.553 2014
Mechanical adverse events in adult patients receiving central venous catheter placement, age 18 and over 21.522 0.606 2011
Hospital admissions with accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age <18 years 5.660 0.671 2014
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 1.851 1.104 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with expected low mortality, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 3.333 0.447 2014
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event to warfarin, age 18 and over 53.547 1.441 2011
Hospital patients who received an anticoagulant who had an adverse drug event with intravenous heparin, age 18 and over -3.727 -0.134 2013
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event to low-molecular-weight heparin and factor Xa, age 18 and over 39.437 1.349 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital patients who received a hypoglycemic agent who had an adverse drug event with hypoglycemic agents, age 18 and over -12.372 -0.866 2014
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 4.444 1.961 2013
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time -5.208 -1.213 2014
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, ages 1-17 5.098 1.796 2014
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital -2.066 -7.906 2013
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care -0.542 -12.127 2013
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -12.109 -1.880 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years 22.052 1.476 2014
Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years 14.248 0.915 2014
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 4.167 0.549 2013
Adults with hypertension with blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg -10.590 -1.453 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction, age 18 and over 3.505 1.596 2014
Hospital admissions for heart failure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 15.819 1.868 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with congestive heart failure, age 18 and over -6.153 -2.250 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, age 18 and over 19.919 1.422 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass graft, age 40 and over 7.825 1.239 2014
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation within a year of initiation 2.703 5.547 2014
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 9.383 20.190 2011
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 18.785 1.717 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 2.813 0.302 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes whose condition was diagnosed 26.961 1.111 2014
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education-short stay -0.213 -3.162 2013
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg 3.549 0.356 2014
Children ages 12-17 with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment 8.586 1.494 2015
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 0.857 0.214 2015
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 1.410 0.744 2015
Number of discharges from substance abuse treatment for persons age 12 and over and percent who completed treatment -2.194 -9.931 2012
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia, age 18 and over 2.242 0.770 2014
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment -19.130 -1.930 2012

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler) -3.548 -0.950 2014
Live-born infants with low birth weight (<2,500 g) 1.429 3.536 2014
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received early and adequate prenatal care 1.653 49.497 2014
Children ages 2-19 with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight -4.780 -0.586 2014
Children ages 12-19 with obesity 16.327 1.078 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more 6.631 1.135 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have -7.547 -1.885 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods -1.613 -0.404 2014
Home health care patients who get better at bathing 5.397 17.920 2013
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended -6.272 -24.725 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain -6.283 -5.970 2013
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 men and women age 50 and over -9.538 -6.535 2013
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, age 65 and over 23.235 1.657 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 5.823 3.190 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 0.690 0.064 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine, United State -7.463 -0.447 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine -7.955 -0.600 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine -12.903 -0.958 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine -18.557 -1.543 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2.427 0.179 2014
Adolescent females ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine -4.492 -0.489 2014
Adolescent males ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -4.639 -0.862 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 9.259 0.657 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 28.455 1.456 2014
Children ages 6 months to 17 years who received influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -9.091 -1.744 2014
Children ages 3-5 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider 16.358 1.246 2014
Children 0-40 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a child safety seat while riding in the car 1.117 0.115 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle -6.471 -1.696 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a PSA test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year -9.043 -2.236 2010
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons 9.371 2.199 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative sepsis per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, age 18 and over 42.004 14.361 2014
Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 65.644 19.869 2014
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 17.757 10.879 2013
Accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over 10.980 6.791 2014
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly 26.582 120.686 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who were physically restrained 28.571 3.922 2013
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them 57.895 4.093 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand 87.179 5.068 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say 68.182 3.721 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them 49.383 3.885 2014
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months 27.660 2.756 2014
People with a usual source of care who sometimes or never asked person to help make decisions when there was a choice between treatments 39.850 4.342 2014
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness 52.941 6.364 2014
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying 17.857 4.903 2014
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes 120.930 12.612 2014
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors 15.897 2.279 2014
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 106.349 4.576 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with long-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 92.256 6.947 2014
Lower extremity amputations among admissions for diabetes per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 97.224 6.646 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 35.064 2.056 2014
Admissions with hypertension per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 74.493 4.680 2014
Admissions for angina without cardiac procedure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 41.717 3.680 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 25.237 2.645 2014
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 95.833 9.021 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous coronary intervention, age 40 and over 15.666 4.683 2014
End stage renal disease patients age 18 and over who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 20.066 28.676 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received 2 or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 55.721 2.691 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 55.794 3.575 2014
Adjusted incident rates of end stage renal disease due to diabetes per million population 171.067 57.797 2014
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 122.222 10.786 2014
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment 35.714 3.159 2015
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms 32.714 4.373 2014
Infants who received breastfeeding through 3 months 14.918 3.618 2012
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking 34.551 2.659 2014
Adults age 20 and over with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight 26.923 3.263 2014
Children ages 2-5 with obesity 200.000 5.200 2014
Children ages 6-11 with obesity 83.824 4.670 2014
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around 15.364 60.083 2013
Home health care patients who get better at getting in and out of bed 14.770 64.300 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 22.483 64.174 2013
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath 40.000 117.526 2013
Home health care patients who have less urinary incontinence 25.856 107.517 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 13.732 41.110 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency 19.196 83.010 2013
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years 24.719 3.009 2013
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years 32.370 4.469 2013
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 20 and over 34.021 10.436 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high 97.015 9.690 2014
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 17.361 2.906 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 15.851 2.481 2014
Adults age 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 25.187 9.718 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 21.739 2.094 2014
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 55.241 8.008 2014
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years 58.065 3.637 2014
Children ages 2 -17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year 28.784 5.188 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Children ages 0-17 who had a wellness checkup in the last 12 months 43.537 5.917 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 32.941 27.456 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 67.273 36.281 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 55.906 69.621 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 55.200 67.660 2013
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care 112.162 6.496 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons 24.568 2.646 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons 29.422 3.693 2014

Blacks vs. Whites

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical admissions who were not susceptible to falling, age 18 and over -26.667 -2.828 2014
Birth trauma-injury to neonate per 1,000 live births -18.905 -2.735 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance -50.837 -23.920 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries -35.574 -10.869 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who were physically restrained -14.286 -7.071 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection -30.882 -20.592 2013
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital -13.418 -21.662 2015
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time -15.625 -4.743 2014
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors -14.925 -2.822 2014
Adults with hypertension with blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg -28.744 -3.999 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with congestive heart failure, age 18 and over -28.659 -15.012 2014
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge -18.421 -7.826 2014
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population -62.712 -78.489 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious -13.333 -9.806 2013
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia, age 18 and over -12.378 -4.955 2014
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider -10.099 -2.195 2013
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more -12.694 -2.770 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain -30.556 -32.359 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight -16.667 -15.689 2013
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years -14.189 -2.605 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child -13.356 -3.645 2014
Children ages 0-17 who had a wellness checkup in the last 12 months -13.690 -2.057 2014
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season -13.477 -117.041 2013
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination -16.464 -192.899 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adult surgery patients with postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infection, age 18 and over 30.196 1.165 2014
Adult surgery patients with postoperative pneumonia events, age 18 and over 2.532 0.066 2013
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 3.651 2.135 2014
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over -9.917 -1.025 2014
Adult patients receiving knee replacement with adverse events, age 18 and over 49.462 1.200 2011
Mechanical adverse events in adult patients receiving central venous catheter placement, age 18 and over 24.534 0.705 2014
Accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over 9.804 7.906 2014
Hospital admissions with accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age <18 years -3.774 -0.447 2014
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over -9.474 -4.025 2014
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 8.872 6.009 2014
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event to warfarin, age 18 and over 26.415 0.773 2013
Hospital patients who received an anticoagulant who had an adverse drug event with intravenous heparin, age 18 and over 6.369 0.309 2014
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event to low-molecular-weight heparin and factor Xa, age 18 and over -4.507 -0.244 2014
Hospital patients who received a hypoglycemic agent who had an adverse drug event with hypoglycemic agents, age 18 and over 16.005 1.305 2014
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly 0.211 1.054 2013
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 11 prescription medications that should be avoided in older adults -12.500 -0.400 2012
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 33 potentially inappropriate prescription medications for older adults 0.847 0.064 2014
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 6.667 2.942 2013
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say 18.750 1.543 2014
Hospital patients with heart failure who were given complete written discharge instructions -1.887 -1.387 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over -5.466 -3.046 2014
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care -3.362 -75.186 2013
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 7.167 1.609 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years -20.721 -1.877 2014
Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years -0.971 -0.075 2014
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) -1.754 -0.447 2013
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 3.730 3.881 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction, age 18 and over -8.372 -4.558 2014
Acute myocardial infarction patients who received fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival 10.204 0.496 2013
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, age 18 and over -3.889 -0.331 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass graft, age 40 and over 4.373 0.711 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous coronary intervention, age 40 and over 3.068 1.011 2014
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism prophylaxis 2.941 1.313 2014
Stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given educational material addressing activation of emergency medical system, followup after discharge, educations prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, warning signs, and symptoms of stroke -4.545 -2.095 2014
End stage renal disease patients age 18 and over who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 9.321 17.018 2014
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation within a year of initiation 4.640 12.738 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received 2 or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 28.571 1.817 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 0.525 0.057 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 10.178 1.333 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes whose condition was diagnosed 29.412 1.195 2014
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education-short stay 1.173 24.597 2013
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL 11.388 0.483 2012
Children ages 12-17 with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment -6.393 -0.850 2015
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 0.490 0.130 2015
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months -5.838 -2.246 2015
Number of discharges from substance abuse treatment for persons age 12 and over and percent who completed treatment 6.399 33.995 2012

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms 4.211 0.547 2014
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment 4.950 0.581 2012
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler) -2.500 -0.785 2014
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received early and adequate prenatal care -2.585 -21.573 2014
Children ages 2-19 with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight 6.310 0.965 2014
Children ages 12-19 with obesity 15.306 0.883 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have -1.056 -0.277 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods -0.604 -0.163 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating -7.160 -1.317 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased -3.409 -5.883 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder -9.354 -18.783 2013
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath 7.761 30.431 2013
Home health care patients who have less urinary incontinence 1.141 5.571 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency 0.548 2.785 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain -5.236 -9.806 2013
Home health care patients who have less pain when moving around 0.307 1.170 2013
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years -1.095 -0.152 2013
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years -4.301 -0.638 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high -7.407 -1.029 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 9.751 1.629 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination -17.500 -1.781 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 25.000 1.324 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 15.476 0.874 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine -11.364 -0.894 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine 11.111 0.673 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine -11.823 -1.342 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2.404 0.192 2014
Adolescent females ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -4.242 -0.802 2014
Adolescent females ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine 10.277 1.128 2014
Adolescent males ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -0.375 -0.108 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adolescent males ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -0.130 -0.028 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 16.216 1.182 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine -7.463 -0.545 2014
Children ages 6 months to 17 years who received influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -3.750 -0.671 2014
Children ages 3-5 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider -13.994 -1.115 2014
Children 0-40 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a child safety seat while riding in the car -7.242 -0.732 2014
Children 41-80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a booster seat when riding in the car 1.664 0.305 2014
Children over 80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using lap or shoulder belts when riding in a car 3.791 0.794 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle 3.616 1.116 2014
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income -10.909 -1.800 2014
Doctor's office, emergency department, and outpatient department visits where antibiotics were prescribed for a diagnosis of common cold per 10,000 population -1.831 -0.073 2011
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a PSA test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year -7.487 -2.115 2010
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care 1.980 0.194 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons 10.409 1.227 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons -5.256 -1.135 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative sepsis per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, age 18 and over 14.322 5.459 2014
Hospital admissions with central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 59.016 16.100 2014
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over 22.368 9.470 2014
Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over 25.711 26.130 2014
Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 24.540 7.428 2014
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 14.019 11.028 2013
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with expected low mortality, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 53.333 7.155 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them 37.705 2.853 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand 65.116 4.174 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them 29.070 3.101 2014
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months 37.113 4.025 2014
People with a usual source of care who sometimes or never asked person to help make decisions when there was a choice between treatments 24.476 3.500 2014
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness 69.767 8.485 2014
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying 17.857 6.063 2014
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes 147.727 15.765 2014
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 13.945 23.085 2015
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patient's discharge health care would be 48.509 47.852 2015
Children ages 2-19 with hospital emergency department visit for asthma per 10,000 population 379.086 6.466 2012
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 338.624 15.183 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 167.259 15.505 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 58.564 2.129 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with long-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 218.393 17.016 2014
Lower extremity amputations among admissions for diabetes per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 238.007 14.406 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 18 to 39 211.685 14.133 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 303.104 7.101 2014
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and were then hospitalized 13.068 42.710 2013
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, ages 1-17 15.336 3.472 2014
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care 11.321 23.534 2013
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital 22.727 102.132 2013
Admissions with hypertension per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 426.957 19.991 2014
Hospital admissions for dehydration per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 53.474 7.918 2014
Admissions for angina without cardiac procedure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 115.070 8.612 2014
Hospital admissions with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, age 40 and over 78.449 9.396 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 33.467 5.499 2014
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 71.875 9.478 2013
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 39.801 19.403 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 16.667 2.971 2013
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 32.624 20.572 2014
Hospital admissions for heart failure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over 151.492 13.873 2014
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours (=180 minutes) of time last known well 11.500 3.128 2014
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis with Kt/V (K-dialyzer clearance of urea; t-dialysis time; V-patient's total body water) 14.925 35.355 2015
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 11.538 36.680 2011
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 23.019 2.115 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg 22.965 2.226 2014
Adjusted incident rates of end stage renal disease due to diabetes per million population 193.114 73.003 2014
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 654.545 70.602 2014
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment 33.876 2.741 2015
Live-born infants with low birth weight (<2,500 g) 82.857 205.061 2014
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weights >2,499 g 63.158 11.767 2013
Infants who received breastfeeding through 3 months 28.277 6.376 2012
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking 23.323 2.173 2014
Adults age 20 and over with obesity who had been told by a doctor or health professional that they were overweight 27.273 2.980 2014
Children ages 2-5 with obesity 100.000 2.707 2014
Children ages 6-11 with obesity 57.353 2.758 2014
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around 12.938 63.027 2013
Home health care patients who get better at getting in and out of bed 11.864 57.350 2013
Home health care patients who get better at bathing 11.746 48.583 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 16.107 56.180 2013
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended 15.331 69.570 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 16.197 60.401 2013
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 40 and over 22.864 16.916 2013
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 20 and over 26.531 8.222 2013
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 men and women age 50 and over 21.169 14.125 2013
Adults age 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 13.571 5.471 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 34.520 3.927 2014
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, age 65 and over 27.531 3.406 2014
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 37.669 5.938 2014
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 33.929 30.042 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization 43.000 22.663 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 42.069 3.158 2014
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years 46.575 2.150 2014
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year 23.973 4.696 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 44.706 37.262 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 74.545 40.204 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 55.118 68.641 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 56.000 68.641 2013
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons 16.385 2.363 2014

Asians vs. Whites

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital admissions with central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions -19.672 -2.910 2014
Adult surgery patients with postoperative venous thromboembolic events, age 18 and over -94.118 -4.396 2011
Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over -18.346 -7.782 2014
Bloodstream infection in adult patients receiving central venous catheter placement, age 18 and over -98.601 -4.851 2011
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection -30.882 -20.592 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder -15.556 -6.864 2013
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -46.772 -7.211 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -70.466 -15.814 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with short-term complications per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 -87.250 -5.571 2014
Hospital admissions with diabetes with long-term complications per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -37.169 -4.955 2014
Lower extremity amputations among admissions for diabetes per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -42.278 -3.317 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 18-39 -74.854 -18.468 2014
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and were then hospitalized -25.568 -40.249 2013
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care -27.358 -56.874 2013
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital -19.835 -36.494 2013
Hospital admissions for dehydration per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -48.237 -9.220 2014
Hospital admissions with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, age 40 and over -51.857 -9.123 2014
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -43.767 -7.367 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -42.761 -7.734 2014
Hospital admissions for urinary tract infection per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years -36.898 -3.201 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) -21.053 -3.795 2013
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year -42.289 -26.879 2014
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year -31.915 -20.125 2014
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year -47.086 -48.992 2014
Adults with hypertension with blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg -12.405 -1.967 2014
Hospital admissions for heart failure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -27.369 -3.333 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, age 18 and over -40.142 -2.249 2014
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism prophylaxis -29.412 -6.537 2014
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours (=180 minutes) of time last known well -28.500 -3.965 2014
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge -42.105 -8.677 2014
Stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given educational material addressing activation of emergency medical system, followup after discharge, medications prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, warning signs, and symptoms of stroke -16.667 -3.595 2014
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis with Kt/V (K-dialyzer clearance of urea; t-dialysis time; V-patient's total body water) -17.910 -42.426 2015
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation within a year of initiation -10.501 -11.549 2014
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population -72.727 -28.284 2014
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population -58.757 -46.510 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious -33.333 -12.438 2013
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weights >2,499 g -42.105 -7.845 2013
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have -15.845 -2.155 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased -17.614 -10.310 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain -68.519 -36.816 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight -20.833 -9.950 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder -18.040 -15.885 2013
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended -22.300 -48.658 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain -43.979 -41.792 2013
Home health care patients who have less pain when moving around -14.417 -25.756 2013
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 40 and over -26.559 -16.910 2013
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 20 and over -15.306 -3.638 2013
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 men and women age 50 and over -21.485 -11.928 2013
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization -12.000 -2.896 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine -41.667 -2.692 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine -44.444 -3.077 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine -30.049 -2.411 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine -38.629 -2.690 2011
Children ages 6 months to 17 years who received influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -22.292 -2.892 2014
Children ages 3-5 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider -39.894 -2.917 2013
Children ages 0-17 who had a wellness checkup in the last 12 months -20.238 -2.028 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adult surgery patients with postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infection, age 18 and over 46.939 1.123 2011
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation per 1,000 surgical admissions, age 18 and over 8.333 1.699 2014
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 4.762 1.140 2014
Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions, age 18 and over 1.840 0.268 2014
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical admissions who were not susceptible to falling, age 18 and over 1900.000 0.950 2014
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, age 18 and over 19.008 0.985 2014
Hospital admissions with accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age <18 years -7.547 -0.485 2014
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions -2.898 -1.075 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with expected low mortality, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions 30.000 1.765 2014
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event to low-molecular-weight heparin and factor Xa, age 18 and over 51.410 1.353 2011
Hospital patients who received a hypoglycemic agent who had an adverse drug event with hypoglycemic agents, age 18 and over 6.470 0.218 2014
Birth trauma-injury to neonate per 1,000 live births -9.950 -0.629 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received in the calendar year at least 1 of 33 potentially inappropriate prescription medications for older adults -27.119 -1.657 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say 31.250 1.437 2014
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months 30.928 1.819 2014
People with a usual source of care who sometimes or never asked person to help make decisions when there was a choice between treatments 16.783 1.486 2014
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital -0.490 -0.447 2015
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time -3.125 -0.493 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital patients with heart failure who were given complete written discharge instructions 1.887 0.447 2013
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patient's discharge health care would be -1.392 -0.868 2015
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors 14.925 1.156 2014
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 -13.157 -0.780 2014
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over -4.965 -2.045 2014
Hospital admissions with perforations or abscesses of appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, ages 1-17 -0.590 -0.110 2014
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care -0.759 -7.730 2013
Admissions with hypertension per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -5.217 -0.553 2014
Admissions for angina without cardiac procedure per 100,000 population, age 18 and over -9.681 -0.899 2014
Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population, ages 3 months to 17 years -25.258 -1.443 2014
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 6.250 0.588 2013
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 1.042 0.108 2013
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction, age 18 and over 4.644 1.435 2014
Acute myocardial infarction patients who received fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival -33.021 -1.767 2011
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with congestive heart failure, age 18 and over -3.049 -0.668 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass graft, age 40 and over -2.417 -0.257 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous coronary intervention, age 40 and over -7.245 -1.470 2014
End stage renal disease patients age 18 and over who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 3.002 2.766 2014
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2.404 3.084 2011
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 26.972 1.960 2014
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education-short stay 2.559 23.534 2013
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with blood pressure less than 130/80 mm Hg -20.668 -1.527 2014
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms 3.860 0.282 2014
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment -15.842 -0.814 2012
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler) 3.081 0.523 2013
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider 7.616 1.017 2013
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received early and adequate prenatal care 0.940 7.845 2014
Infants who received breastfeeding through 3 months 3.003 0.395 2012

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Children ages 2-5 with obesity -3.846 -0.083 2014
Children ages 6-11 with obesity -27.941 -1.344 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more 5.959 0.474 2014
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods 11.268 1.031 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating -14.568 -1.527 2014
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around 5.930 12.056 2013
Home health care patients who get better at getting in and out of bed 9.201 19.755 2013
Home health care patients who get better at bathing 8.889 16.220 2013
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath 1.493 2.357 2013
Home health care patients who have less urinary incontinence 5.894 11.784 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency 6.947 15.618 2013
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years 1.460 0.133 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high 19.753 1.873 2014
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years -8.784 -1.207 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -3.442 -0.242 2014
Adult age 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -0.357 -0.087 2014
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months -14.947 -1.249 2014
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, age 65 and over -15.949 -1.531 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination -5.000 -1.506 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine -14.483 -0.910 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine -3.125 -0.107 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine -23.864 -1.124 2014
Adolescent females ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -4.697 -0.586 2014
Adolescent females ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine 0.348 0.023 2011
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 18.018 0.675 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine -31.288 -1.566 2013
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years 0.000 0.000 2014
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year -1.370 -0.146 2014
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child 7.534 1.150 2014
Children 0-40 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a child safety seat while riding in the car 21.448 1.440 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Children 41-80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a booster seat when riding in the car -9.817 -1.008 2014
Children over 80 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using lap or shoulder belts when riding in a car -2.686 -0.340 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle -9.434 -1.460 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 4.706 1.990 2013
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season 0.809 3.288 2013
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination -4.993 -24.450 2013
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income -10.909 -1.182 2014
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a PSA test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year -3.075 -0.467 2010
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care -17.327 -1.282 2014
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons -1.540 -0.201 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Postoperative sepsis per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, age 18 and over 26.654 4.548 2014
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 10.280 3.309 2013
Accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over 26.667 9.617 2014
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, age 18 and over 16.842 3.881 2014
Hospital patients who received an anticoagulant who had an adverse drug event with intravenous heparin, age 18 and over 86.916 2.005 2011
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly 10.970 25.712 2013
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 76.132 11.365 2014
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries 34.365 4.817 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who were physically restrained 42.857 5.883 2013
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them 42.623 2.055 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand 74.419 2.587 2014
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them 45.349 2.365 2014
Adults with limited English proficiency who had usual source of care 25.979 3.432 2014
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness 130.233 7.980 2014
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying 49.286 7.620 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes 222.727 12.155 2014
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 14.136 12.166 2015
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received 2 or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 110.714 3.981 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 31.234 2.054 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 65.660 2.802 2014
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes whose condition was diagnosed 80.392 2.463 2014
Adjusted incident rates of end stage renal disease due to diabetes per million population 58.308 19.939 2014
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia, age 18 and over 10.234 2.172 2014
Live-born infants with low birth weight (<2,500 g) 15.714 10.786 2014
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 23.826 35.107 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 20.423 31.784 2013
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years 58.602 5.471 2013
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 41.734 4.535 2014
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 16.071 5.947 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 14.545 3.980 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 37.008 23.383 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 48.800 30.349 2013

Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders vs. Whites

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection -23.5294 -3.12481 2013
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital -23.6043 -8.90154 2015
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge -34.2105 -2.19834 2014
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education - short stay -16.129 -3.19136 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents whose depression or anxiety increased -28 -3.42545 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities increased -17.6136 -3.35689 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents with moderate to severe pain -27.7778 -3.66089 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents with too much weight loss -17.7083 -2.76303 2013
Low-risk, long-stay nursing home residents with loss of control of bowels or bladder -11.5813 -2.88444 2013
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization -34 -4.40224 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine -76.0417 -5.09854 2013
Adolescents ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of 10 years -53.3742 -2.16087 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 14.95327 1.718136 2013
Home health care patients whose management of oral medications improved 9.2827 7.016182 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents with physical restraints 21.42857 0.981439 2013
Low-risk, long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in the bladder 22.22222 1.957171 2013
Hospital patients with heart failure discharged home with written instructions or educational material -3.77358 -0.41523 2013
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and were then hospitalized -1.70455 -0.7315 2013
Home health care patients who received urgent, unplanned medical care 0.471698 0.242689 2013
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital 0 0 2013
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 0 0 2014
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours (less than or equal to 180 minutes) of time last known well -3 -0.1184 2014
Home health care patients whose ability to walk or move around improved 7.008086 4.176052 2013
Home health care patients whose ability to get in and out of bed improved 2.905569 1.921736 2013
Home health care patients whose shortness of breath decreased -3.58209 -1.65887 2013
Home health care patients whose urinary incontinence decreased 1.330798 0.843607 2013
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care -3.48432 -2.37826 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency 4.204753 2.793028 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents with moderate to severe pain -9.42408 -2.19037 2013
Home health care patients whose pain when moving around decreased -2.14067 -1.12235 2013
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years -6.75676 -0.25507 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 12.5 1.889134 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 23.4375 0.412705 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 10.71429 0.198777 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine -26.6667 -0.81555 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of 10 years -44.1441 -1.55185 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 12.51194 3.962426 2015
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patient's discharge health care would be 15.70577 3.288813 2015
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care 34.61538 8.877545 2013
Stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given educational material addressing activation of emergency medical system, followup after discharge, medications prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, warning signs and symptoms of stroke 40.90909 2.450902 2014
Home health care patients whose bathing improved 12.06349 7.158353 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 19.12752 9.15342 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 15.49296 7.114378 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high 95.06173 2.131501 2014
Long-stay nursing home patients who had flu vaccination appropriately given 18.82353 2.236099 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed for pneumococcal vaccination 23.63636 2.120514 2013
Short-stay nursing home patients who had flu vaccination appropriately given 20.47244 3.612611 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed for pneumococcal vaccination 22.4 4.539342 2013
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season 13.95349 5.820855 2013
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination 16.21622 10.15741 2013

American Indians and Alaska Natives vs. Whites

Table Title for Measures Better Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adult surgery patients with postoperative venous thromboembolic events, age 18 and over -94.118 -4.396 2011
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital -19.393 -11.567 2015
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year -46.269 -11.535 2014
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year -21.986 -5.096 2014
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year -35.198 -15.025 2014
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis with Kt/V (K-dialyzer clearance of urea; t-dialysis time; V-patient's total body water) -20.896 -13.728 2015
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population -25.424 -7.398 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious -24.000 -5.987 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight -11.458 -2.747 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder -19.154 -9.497 2013
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 40 and over -40.185 -12.304 2013
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 men and women age 50 and over -14.376 -3.121 2013
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years -65.753 -2.863 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Hospital patients who received a hypoglycemic agent who had an adverse drug event with hypoglycemic agents, age 18 and over 58.889 1.425 2012
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly 6.962 6.588 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who were physically restrained -7.143 -0.498 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection 0.000 0.000 2013
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 6.667 0.998 2013
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them 71.233 1.439 2013
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand 67.606 1.406 2009
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say 57.971 1.240 2009
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them 16.162 0.481 2013
People with a usual source of care who sometimes or never asked person to help make decisions when there was a choice between treatments -4.516 -0.177 2013
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time 9.375 0.896 2014
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying 12.143 1.412 2014
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 9.265 5.077 2015
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care -3.037 -13.318 2013

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) 5.263 0.214 2013
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 57.292 1.308 2013
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2.083 0.067 2013
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours (=180 minutes) of time last known well 21.000 0.968 2014
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 10.526 0.665 2014
Stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given educational material addressing activation of emergency medical system, followup after discharge, medications prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, warning signs, and symptoms of stroke 16.667 1.306 2014
End stage renal disease patients age 18 and over who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 9.953 4.367 2014
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education-short stay 0.640 2.301 2013
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 5.366 1.075 2009
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months -2.378 -0.880 2015
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms -20.702 -1.022 2014
Live-born infants with low birth weight (<2,500 g) 8.571 5.883 2014
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received early and adequate prenatal care 2.938 12.438 2014
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have -13.073 -1.082 2013
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating -8.511 -0.504 2013
Home health care patients who get better at getting in and out of bed 5.327 4.878 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased -4.545 -1.599 2013
Home health care patients who have less urinary incontinence 1.141 0.966 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency -1.645 -1.522 2013
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years 2.190 0.088 2013
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years -3.763 -0.187 2013
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage per 100,000 women age 20 and over -11.224 -1.215 2013
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high 44.444 1.278 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -20.459 -1.001 2014
Adult age 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months -2.143 -0.242 2014
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination -4.643 -1.282 2014

 

Table Title for Measures Same as Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 16.260 0.728 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 23.448 0.780 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 10.938 0.238 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine -17.857 -0.567 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine -36.364 -1.305 2014
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine -16.667 -0.567 2014
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine -8.597 -0.383 2013
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 17.757 0.546 2011
Adolescent females ages 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -2.718 -0.253 2011
Adolescent females ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus vaccine -0.871 -0.040 2011
Adolescents ages 13-15 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine 18.018 0.450 2014
Adolescents ages 16-17 years who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine -29.851 -1.024 2014
Children ages 6 months to 17 years who received influenza vaccination in the past 12 months 7.292 0.538 2014
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year -27.273 -1.502 2013
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child -21.658 -1.818 2013
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle 6.042 0.562 2013
Children ages 0-17 who had a wellness checkup in the last 12 months 34.524 1.340 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 9.412 1.998 2013
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season -4.447 -8.027 2013
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination -6.208 -14.347 2013
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income -6.667 -0.272 2014
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a PSA test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year -7.754 -0.863 2010

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 31.776 4.991 2013
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months 140.000 2.691 2013
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness 47.674 2.727 2014
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes 147.727 6.468 2014
Hospital patients with heart failure who were given complete written discharge instructions 73.585 8.268 2013
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patient's discharge health care would be 39.761 13.304 2015

 

Table Title for Measures Worse Than Reference Relative Difference Z Score Data Year
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors 93.532 2.599 2014
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and were then hospitalized 21.591 13.537 2013
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care 23.585 16.630 2013
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital 23.554 18.349 2013
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism prophylaxis 35.294 2.396 2014
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation within a year of initiation 11.111 10.108 2014
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 12.500 13.613 2011
Adjusted incident rates of end stage renal disease due to diabetes per million population 116.018 14.727 2014
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment 134.653 3.293 2012
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weights >2,499 g 100.000 6.319 2013
Infants who received breastfeeding through 3 months 39.827 3.388 2012
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around 11.860 10.208 2013
Home health care patients who get better at bathing 10.476 8.027 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 11.745 7.130 2013
Long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain 32.407 5.830 2013
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath 13.134 8.784 2013
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended 20.209 18.090 2013
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 14.437 9.297 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain 20.419 6.496 2013
Home health care patients who have less pain when moving around 11.963 8.843 2013
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 55.405 2.264 2014
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 182.143 36.336 2014
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization 37.000 8.721 2014
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 49.091 6.742 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who had flu vaccination appropriately given 29.921 7.594 2013
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination 48.800 15.231 2013

 

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Internet Citation: Appendix B: Trends in Access, Quality and Disparities for Measures in 2016 Report. Content last reviewed July 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqdr16/appendixb4_qualitytrends.html