Table 6_2_1-3

2009 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_2_1.3
Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), by State, 2004 and 2006
 20062004
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total1.580.032.000.03
Arizona1.170.191.190.20
Arkansas1.510.301.720.31
California1.540.081.710.08
Colorado2.120.231.790.24
Connecticut2.080.291.870.29
Florida1.570.131.800.13
Georgia1.870.162.420.16
Hawaii3.200.483.750.48
Illinois1.840.142.050.14
Iowa1.490.301.800.31
Kansas1.370.291.220.30
Kentucky1.130.261.530.26
Maine3.590.51DNCDNC
Maryland4.490.239.190.23
Massachusetts1.950.211.960.21
Minnesota2.070.221.460.22
Missouri1.800.212.270.22
Nebraska1.800.371.740.40
Nevada1.550.311.200.33
New HampshireDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey1.770.18DNCDNC
New York1.900.122.230.12
North Carolina1.910.171.620.18
Oklahoma3.700.27DNCDNC
Oregon1.630.281.250.28
Rhode IslandDSUDSU2.310.52
South Carolina0.990.251.080.26
Tennessee1.980.211.560.21
Utah1.000.261.530.27
Vermont3.080.784.270.77
Virginia2.040.19DNCDNC
Washington1.680.211.870.22
West Virginia1.450.432.040.43
Wisconsin1.990.221.840.23

a Rates are adjusted by gender.

DNC - Data were not collected.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_1-3: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_2_1-3.html