Table 10_4_3-3

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 10_4_3.3
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total168.00.7204.00.6
Arizona168.05.1185.74.9
Arkansas133.57.4DNCDNC
California145.12.0159.31.7
Colorado189.95.5218.44.6
Connecticut189.87.3252.46.4
Florida130.73.8174.53.4
Georgia158.44.1188.13.7
Hawaii199.713.2236.911.2
Illinois184.43.6201.13.1
Iowa183.66.7230.26.1
Kansas201.67.1231.36.4
Kentucky169.96.2218.55.1
Maryland180.96.0199.14.9
Massachusetts178.26.3223.35.2
Minnesota191.84.9DNCDNC
Missouri165.65.4188.94.3
Nebraska258.78.5DNCDNC
Nevada172.27.3DNCDNC
New Hampshire229.714.0DNCDNC
New York169.74.0198.93.5
North Carolina173.34.2203.83.5
Oklahoma160.16.7DNCDNC
Oregon176.17.7193.16.5
Rhode Island191.013.2DNCDNC
South Carolina170.05.9193.35.1
Tennessee151.35.0184.74.5
Utah164.55.9203.44.9
Vermont220.318.7DNCDNC
Washington182.75.0228.64.6
West Virginia149.110.1187.47.9
Wisconsin176.95.2231.44.9

a Rates are adjusted by age.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. 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.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_4_3-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/10_patientsafety/T10_4_3-3.html