Table 6_1_2-5

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 6_1_2.5
Live-born infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by State, 1998 and 2005
State20051998
NumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
United States338,5658.20.0298,2087.60.0
Alabama6,42910.70.15,7479.30.1
Alaska6356.10.25936.00.2
Arizona6,6736.90.15,3266.80.1
Arkansas3,4988.90.13,2718.90.1
California37,6306.90.032,4766.20.0
Colorado6,3259.20.15,1388.60.1
Connecticut3,3178.00.13,4067.80.1
Delaware1,1069.50.38858.40.3
District of Columbia88811.20.41,00313.10.4
Florida19,7618.70.115,7528.10.1
Georgia13,4989.50.110,4588.50.1
Hawaii1,4688.20.21,2847.50.2
Idaho1,5386.70.21,1646.00.2
Illinois15,2658.50.114,5688.00.1
Indiana7,2328.30.16,7187.90.1
Iowa2,8147.20.12,3856.40.1
Kansas2,8607.20.12,6917.00.1
Kentucky5,1269.10.14,4168.10.1
Louisiana6,98711.50.16,75710.10.1
Maine9576.80.28005.80.2
Maryland6,8449.10.16,2328.70.1
Massachusetts6,0637.90.15,6306.90.1
Michigan10,6158.30.110,4037.80.1
Minnesota4,6286.50.13,7885.80.1
Mississippi5,01611.80.24,33710.10.1
Missouri6,3478.10.15,8907.80.1
Montana7676.60.27547.00.2
Nebraska1,8187.00.21,5346.50.2
Nevada3,0808.30.12,1727.60.2
New Hampshire1,0017.00.28215.70.2
New Jersey9,3138.20.19,1558.00.1
New Mexico2,4608.50.22,0397.60.2
New York20,4208.30.120,1987.80.1
North Carolina11,3089.20.19,8548.80.1
North Dakota5356.40.35186.50.3
Ohio12,8828.70.111,8177.70.1
Oklahoma4,1318.00.13,5297.20.1
Oregon2,7936.10.12,4265.40.1
Pennsylvania12,0948.40.111,0777.60.1
Rhode Island9857.80.29497.60.2
South Carolina5,88510.20.15,1299.50.1
South Dakota7546.60.25995.80.2
Tennessee7,7489.50.17,0089.10.1
Texas31,9568.30.025,4027.40.0
Utah3,5206.80.13,0446.70.1
Vermont3936.20.34286.50.3
Virginia8,5738.20.17,4687.90.1
Washington5,0416.10.14,5435.70.1
West Virginia1,9909.60.21,6698.00.2
Wisconsin4,9777.00.14,4006.50.1
Wyoming6218.60.35578.90.4

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Natality.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_1_2-5: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_1_2-5.html