Table 12_3_5-4

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_3_5.4
Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges (excluding obstetric admissions and patients with chest trauma, thoracic surgery, lung or pleural biopsy, or cardiac surgerya), age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSE
United States0.650.000.610.010.650.010.680.010.750.01
Arizona0.640.040.590.040.690.040.700.040.850.04
Arkansas0.700.050.870.050.870.050.940.05DNCDNC
California0.680.020.640.020.680.020.700.020.790.02
Colorado1.080.050.960.051.090.051.110.051.060.05
Connecticut0.560.050.730.050.750.050.650.050.920.05
Florida0.650.020.630.020.640.020.690.020.730.02
Georgia0.690.030.530.030.640.030.690.030.810.03
Hawaii0.960.090.860.090.900.090.700.091.000.10
Illinois0.470.020.500.020.530.020.540.020.640.03
Iowa0.560.050.430.050.610.050.560.050.770.06
Kansas0.730.050.670.050.660.050.720.050.520.06
Kentucky0.610.040.670.040.600.040.620.040.700.04
Maine0.700.070.740.07DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maryland0.650.040.700.040.800.040.760.040.820.04
Massachusetts0.820.030.800.030.810.030.850.030.880.04
Minnesota0.510.040.480.040.460.040.520.04DNCDNC
Missouri0.720.030.630.030.800.030.750.030.950.04
Nebraska0.730.070.850.070.890.070.890.07DNCDNC
Nevada0.650.060.700.060.720.060.590.06DNCDNC
New Hampshire0.830.090.830.090.540.090.590.09DNCDNC
New Jersey0.530.030.450.030.550.03DNCDNC0.730.03
New York0.660.020.620.020.640.020.690.020.730.02
North Carolina0.630.030.530.030.620.030.630.030.730.03
Oklahoma0.630.040.590.040.620.04DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon0.750.050.730.050.670.050.760.050.950.06
Rhode Island0.630.080.730.080.570.080.810.08DNCDNC
South Carolina0.530.040.550.040.570.040.550.040.660.05
Tennessee0.590.030.560.030.610.030.710.030.820.04
Utah0.600.070.430.070.840.070.700.080.780.08
Vermont0.810.130.630.141.210.130.660.14DNCDNC
Virginia0.530.030.520.03DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Washington0.680.040.720.040.580.040.770.040.720.04
West Virginia0.610.060.660.060.640.060.590.060.810.06
Wisconsin0.750.040.680.040.660.040.780.040.770.04
WyomingDSUDSUDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

a Also excludes admissions specifically for iatrogenic pneumothorax, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.�� Includes barotrauma (including acute respiratory distress syndrome) and central line placement.

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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