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Table 1.47c
Percent of heart failure patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2004 and 2005
  2005 2004
State Percentb Percentb
Total 79.6 76.1
Alabama 77.5 74.5
Alaska 88.0 78.5
Arizona 82.0 79.0
Arkansas 74.5 65.5
California 81.5 76.0
Colorado 81.5 77.0
Connecticut 88.0 86.5
Delaware 85.0 81.0
District of Columbia 87.5 86.5
Florida 82.0 78.0
Georgia 75.0 74.0
Hawaii 76.0 75.5
Idaho 81.5 76.5
Illinois 83.5 79.5
Indiana 79.5 75.5
Iowa 74.0 72.0
Kansas 66.0 64.5
Kentucky 72.0 67.5
Louisiana 77.5 73.0
Maine 87.0 85.5
Maryland 87.5 83.5
Massachusetts 86.5 85.0
Michigan 85.5 80.0
Minnesota 76.5 75.5
Mississippi 73.5 66.5
Missouri 77.0 73.5
Montana 74.5 66.0
Nebraska 70.0 74.5
Nevada 77.5 78.5
New Hampshire 87.5 82.0
New Jersey 88.5 84.0
New Mexico 73.5 67.0
New York 84.5 81.5
North Carolina 82.0 77.0
North Dakota 80.0 74.5
Ohio 85.0 83.0
Oklahoma 76.0 71.0
Oregon 80.5 78.5
Pennsylvania 81.5 74.5
Rhode Island 84.5 88.5
South Carolina 83.0 75.5
South Dakota 74.5 68.5
Tennessee 76.5 70.5
Texas 76.0 72.5
Utah 72.5 70.5
Vermont 80.0 76.0
Virginia 81.0 77.0
Washington 81.5 73.5
West Virginia 77.0 73.0
Wisconsin 84.0 81.0
Wyoming 61.5 71.0

a Recommended hospital care for heart failure includes receiving evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, and prescription of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.

b State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2005 data reflect care for the period July 2004 to June 2005.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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