Table 6_2_2-3

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_2.3
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total36.20.151.70.1
Arizona37.00.851.70.8
Arkansas31.91.3DNCDNC
California32.50.341.60.3
Colorado33.40.955.11.0
Connecticut49.31.369.51.2
Florida28.60.541.70.5
Georgia38.30.746.20.7
Hawaii68.81.978.62.0
Illinois38.60.652.30.6
Iowa39.91.361.31.3
Kansas43.41.268.81.2
Kentucky48.51.163.81.1
Maine38.92.2DNCDNC
Maryland40.11.050.21.0
Massachusetts29.70.948.10.9
Minnesota43.70.9DNCDNC
Missouri40.10.959.70.9
Nebraska62.91.6DNCDNC
Nevada39.71.4DNCDNC
New Hampshire37.82.2DNCDNC
New Jersey43.70.859.00.8
New York31.20.541.30.5
North Carolina37.30.751.30.7
Oklahoma38.31.2DNCDNC
Oregon38.11.246.91.1
Rhode Island38.52.3DNCDNC
South Carolina44.81.157.11.1
Tennessee36.90.948.80.9
Utah27.31.140.21.1
Vermont35.83.3DNCDNC
Virginia37.20.8DNCDNC
Washington35.40.948.00.9
West Virginia35.21.847.81.8
Wisconsin32.60.946.90.9

a Rates are adjusted by age and comorbidities.

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_2-3: 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_2-3.html