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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.48c
Percent of heart failure patients having evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, all payers, by State, 2004 and 2005
  2005 2004
State Percenta Percenta
Total 79 78
Alabama 77 76
Alaska 91 82
Arizona 83 82
Arkansas 75 67
California 82 79
Colorado 76 76
Connecticut 94 93
Delaware 92 89
District of Columbia 89 88
Florida 87 83
Georgia 74 74
Hawaii 78 81
Idaho 79 81
Illinois 85 83
Indiana 82 79
Iowa 69 70
Kansas 62 62
Kentucky 72 70
Louisiana 77 73
Maine 88 86
Maryland 91 89
Massachusetts 90 88
Michigan 87 83
Minnesota 76 75
Mississippi 71 67
Missouri 75 71
Montana 62 63
Nebraska 67 74
Nevada 76 77
New Hampshire 89 88
New Jersey 92 90
New Mexico 64 69
New York 86 85
North Carolina 84 80
North Dakota 74 76
Ohio 87 90
Oklahoma 72 67
Oregon 82 78
Pennsylvania 86 81
Rhode Island 91 93
South Carolina 84 79
South Dakota 72 65
Tennessee 77 72
Texas 74 72
Utah 64 63
Vermont 87 85
Virginia 84 81
Washington 80 77
West Virginia 76 76
Wisconsin 83 82
Wyoming 57 63

a 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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