Table 6_1_2-6

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_2.6
Live-born infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by State, 1998 and 2005
State20051998
NumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
United States61,7881.50.056,9761.40.0
Alabama1,2772.10.11,2142.00.1
Alaska980.90.11231.20.1
Arizona1,1141.20.08811.10.0
Arkansas6381.60.16171.70.1
California6,7491.20.05,9861.10.0
Colorado8841.30.07941.30.0
Connecticut6681.60.17341.70.1
Delaware2432.10.11781.70.1
District of Columbia2082.60.22343.00.2
Florida3,6031.60.03,0951.60.0
Georgia2,6041.80.02,1501.80.0
Hawaii2441.40.12311.40.1
Idaho2511.10.11891.00.1
Illinois2,8841.60.02,8681.60.0
Indiana1,3111.50.01,1701.40.0
Iowa5251.30.14611.20.1
Kansas5281.30.15331.40.1
Kentucky9001.60.18811.60.1
Louisiana1,3682.20.11,4162.10.1
Maine1771.30.11321.00.1
Maryland1,3811.80.01,3221.80.0
Massachusetts1,0781.40.01,0471.30.0
Michigan2,0721.60.02,0381.50.0
Minnesota8621.20.06781.00.0
Mississippi9722.30.18502.00.1
Missouri1,1661.50.01,0531.40.0
Montana1101.00.11131.00.1
Nebraska3071.20.13001.30.1
Nevada4741.30.13551.20.1
New Hampshire1811.30.11581.10.1
New Jersey1,7511.50.01,8601.60.0
New Mexico3621.30.12881.10.1
New York3,7311.50.03,8861.50.0
North Carolina2,2591.80.02,1021.90.0
North Dakota991.20.11071.30.1
Ohio2,3801.60.02,2911.50.0
Oklahoma7321.40.16471.30.1
Oregon4601.00.04000.90.0
Pennsylvania2,2861.60.02,2221.50.0
Rhode Island1891.50.12091.70.1
South Carolina1,1782.00.11,0642.00.1
South Dakota1281.10.11201.20.1
Tennessee1,3831.70.01,3021.70.0
Texas5,5871.40.04,5171.30.0
Utah5281.00.04531.00.0
Vermont751.20.1901.40.1
Virginia1,7161.60.01,5741.70.0
Washington7430.90.08541.10.0
West Virginia3361.60.13021.50.1
Wisconsin9041.30.08141.20.0
Wyoming841.20.1731.20.1

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_2-6: 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_2-6.html