Table 10_4_4-3

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_4.3
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 cesarean deliveries, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total4.080.234.720.33
Arizona4.350.425.330.87
Arkansas2.430.44DNCDNC
California3.220.143.520.17
Colorado5.040.556.780.77
Connecticut4.680.605.440.76
Florida2.590.183.470.26
Georgia3.130.274.170.37
Hawaii4.921.109.401.80
Illinois3.860.285.400.38
Iowa3.690.605.850.86
Kansas4.330.613.720.67
Kentucky2.840.393.590.55
Maryland4.300.455.560.59
Massachusetts6.310.518.360.66
Minnesota7.910.69DNCDNC
Missouri3.810.404.810.56
Nebraska3.310.72DNCDNC
Nevada2.610.48DNCDNC
New Hampshire9.141.58DNCDNC
New York4.220.244.070.26
North Carolina3.980.345.870.47
Oklahoma2.710.42DNCDNC
Oregon4.970.624.980.73
Rhode Island4.421.04DNCDNC
South Carolina4.500.504.880.61
Tennessee4.760.433.810.43
Utah3.100.534.930.80
Vermont8.322.30DNCDNC
Washington6.540.555.900.61
West Virginia3.360.702.920.75
Wisconsin6.040.616.580.75

a No risk-adjustment is performed for this outcome of interest.

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_4-3: 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_4-3.html