Table 6_2_4-3

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_4.3
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 cesarean deliveries, by State, 2000 and 2006
 20062000
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total3.930.204.720.33
Arizona4.310.405.330.87
Arkansas2.460.43DNCDNC
California3.140.143.520.17
Colorado4.640.516.780.77
Connecticut4.510.565.440.76
Florida2.650.183.470.26
Georgia3.400.274.170.37
Hawaii5.141.099.401.80
Illinois3.690.275.400.38
Iowa3.460.565.850.86
Kansas3.290.523.720.67
Kentucky3.200.413.590.56
Maine3.670.95DNCDNC
Maryland4.190.435.560.59
Massachusetts4.590.438.360.66
Minnesota5.900.59DNCDNC
Missouri3.200.364.810.56
Nebraska3.530.72DNCDNC
Nevada3.550.54DNCDNC
New Hampshire6.171.26DNCDNC
New Jersey3.100.284.130.37
New York4.430.244.070.26
North Carolina4.030.335.870.47
Oklahoma3.360.45DNCDNC
Oregon4.010.544.990.73
Rhode Island3.140.87DNCDNC
South Carolina4.400.484.880.61
Tennessee4.220.403.810.43
Utah2.920.504.930.80
Vermont10.382.58DNCDNC
Virginia4.350.36DNCDNC
Washington5.960.515.900.61
West Virginia2.780.622.920.75
Wisconsin4.430.516.580.75

a Rates are observed rates and are not adjusted for age or severity.

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_4-3: 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_4-3.html