Table 6_2_3-3

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_3.3
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total160.60.8204.00.6
Arizona162.65.1185.74.9
Arkansas119.37.4DNCDNC
California131.52.0159.31.7
Colorado188.95.8218.44.6
Connecticut196.68.0252.46.4
Florida119.33.9174.53.4
Georgia143.14.0188.13.7
Hawaii171.913.5236.911.2
Illinois170.13.7201.13.1
Iowa186.66.8230.26.1
Kansas186.57.0231.36.4
Kentucky150.16.5218.55.1
Maine176.314.1DNCDNC
Maryland159.26.0199.14.9
Massachusetts181.86.4223.35.2
Minnesota195.94.9DNCDNC
Missouri165.45.4188.94.3
Nebraska240.18.8DNCDNC
Nevada160.77.4DNCDNC
New Hampshire208.914.1DNCDNC
New Jersey180.05.2206.04.2
New York159.94.0198.93.5
North Carolina173.54.3203.83.5
Oklahoma142.16.4DNCDNC
Oregon187.87.8193.16.5
Rhode Island189.913.8DNCDNC
South Carolina157.95.9193.35.1
Tennessee162.94.9184.74.5
Utah144.85.9203.44.9
Vermont208.118.7DNCDNC
Virginia171.34.7DNCDNC
Washington170.55.0228.64.6
West Virginia144.610.4187.47.9
Wisconsin169.25.3231.44.9

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_3-3: 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_3-3.html