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Table 1.61b
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, by State, 2003 and 2004
State 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total U.S. 38.0 0.2 41.7 0.2
Arizona 26.9 1.5 31.5 1.7
Arkansas 57.0 1.7 DNC DNC
California 38.3 0.6 42.2 0.6
Colorado 28.4 2.0 32.6 2.1
Florida 31.9 0.6 35.6 0.6
Georgia 38.6 1.1 42.9 1.1
Illinois 34.7 0.8 37.3 0.9
Iowa 45.8 2.0 44.3 2.1
Kansas 41.6 2.0 39.8 2.1
Kentucky 38.3 1.3 42.2 1.3
Maryland 27.9 1.2 31.9 1.3
Massachusetts 36.3 1.2 41.3 1.3
Michigan 29.7 0.9 34.3 0.9
Minnesota 34.7 1.5 36.3 1.7
Missouri 37.2 1.2 44.1 1.2
Nebraska 47.2 2.8 49.4 2.9
Nevada 38.2 2.3 38.7 2.5
New Hampshire 44.4 3.3 53.9 3.4
New Jersey 38.7 0.9 44.4 0.9
New York 47.5 0.7 51.5 0.7
North Carolina 39.4 1.1 45.7 1.1
Oregon 47.4 2.3 49.7 2.3
Rhode Island 36.7 2.6 36.9 2.6
South Carolina 50.8 1.6 50.5 1.6
Tennessee 44.6 1.1 49.8 1.2
Texas 39.5 0.7 45.4 0.7
Utah 38.7 3.3 41.8 3.2
Vermont 55.1 5.2 49.3 5.2
Virginia 39.4 1.2 44.9 1.2
Washington 37.4 1.6 43.2 1.7
West Virginia 41.8 1.8 46.7 1.9
Wisconsin 39.7 1.5 43.5 1.5

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and all patients refined (APR)-diagnosis related group (DRG) risk of mortality score.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and not all States participate in HCUP. Estimates for the total U.S. are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates. For relevant denominator sources, go to Methods section.

 

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