Table 12_2_9-4

2010 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 12_2_9.4
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdomino-pelvic surgery discharges (excluding immunocompromised patients, stays under 2 days, and obstetric conditionsa), age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSE
United States2.50.02.60.02.80.02.60.02.60.0
Arizona2.70.32.20.32.20.32.80.32.10.3
Arkansas2.90.43.80.42.90.42.90.4DNCDNC
California2.10.12.30.12.10.12.00.12.20.1
Colorado2.80.32.80.33.10.32.00.33.10.3
Connecticut2.70.33.40.32.70.32.60.34.10.3
Florida2.10.12.40.12.30.12.30.12.50.1
Georgia1.90.22.10.21.90.22.30.23.00.2
Hawaii2.50.73.10.73.50.72.80.74.20.7
Illinois2.30.22.40.22.90.22.60.22.60.2
Iowa2.10.41.80.42.70.43.20.43.10.4
Kansas2.80.43.00.43.20.42.70.43.60.4
Kentucky2.20.32.50.32.60.32.20.32.70.3
Maine2.90.53.70.5DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maryland2.20.32.30.32.90.32.60.33.00.3
Massachusetts2.80.22.30.22.70.22.70.23.40.2
Minnesota2.10.32.50.32.10.32.50.3DNCDNC
Missouri2.30.22.30.22.40.22.80.22.70.2
Nebraska2.40.52.50.53.40.52.30.5DNCDNC
Nevada3.20.43.00.44.80.43.60.4DNCDNC
New Hampshire2.70.63.30.62.50.62.20.6DNCDNC
New Jersey3.20.23.00.23.00.2DNCDNC3.10.2
New York2.70.22.40.23.00.22.60.23.00.2
North Carolina2.40.22.60.22.60.22.70.22.60.2
Oklahoma2.10.32.80.32.70.3DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon1.80.31.80.33.10.32.80.32.20.3
Rhode Island2.70.63.20.63.80.62.60.6DNCDNC
South Carolina3.00.32.60.32.50.32.90.32.70.3
Tennessee2.40.22.60.22.70.23.20.23.10.3
Utah2.60.52.00.52.60.52.80.52.30.5
Vermont5.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDNCDNC
Virginia2.70.33.20.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Washington2.60.31.80.32.60.32.10.32.10.3
West Virginia3.30.42.90.42.80.52.60.42.50.4
Wisconsin2.20.32.20.32.60.32.70.32.60.3
Wyoming5.41.0DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

a Also excludes admissions specifically for such wound dehiscence, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.

b Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis-related group (DRG) clusters.

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).� Not all States participate in HCUP.� Estimates for the total United States are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

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