Table 15_1_1-7

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 15_1_1.7
Potentially avoidable hospitalizations per 100,000 population for all conditions, age 18 and over, by State, 2006-2007
 20072006
StateRateaSERateaSE
Total1,702.533.41,760.538.6
Arizona1,235.55.01,295.85.2
Arkansas2,120.09.12,151.39.2
California1,250.42.11,294.92.2
Colorado1,124.15.81,131.75.9
Connecticut1,434.36.71,465.96.9
Florida1,556.62.91,607.03.0
Georgia1,876.45.31,946.45.5
Hawaii1,050.510.01,071.89.7
Illinois1,901.84.21,892.54.2
Indiana1,900.15.91,936.86.0
Iowa1,465.47.11,469.17.2
Kansas1,759.49.11,829.69.6
Kentucky2,503.48.42,526.58.3
Maine1,313.810.01,315.710.0
Maryland1,767.46.11,784.76.2
Massachusetts1,712.45.61,727.95.6
Michigan1,691.44.41,735.34.5
Minnesota1,325.86.01,315.76.0
Missouri1,890.86.01,894.06.0
Nebraska1,463.69.91,446.89.9
Nevada1,420.48.61,488.89.0
New Hampshire1,286.810.41,290.610.6
New Jersey1,768.04.81,742.04.7
New York1,700.83.21,736.93.2
North Carolina1,760.54.91,802.75.0
Oklahoma2,054.48.22,039.08.1
Oregon1,046.55.71,032.65.7
Rhode Island1,628.812.61,633.912.5
South Carolina1,880.07.11,872.77.2
Tennessee2,288.47.22,291.57.1
Texas1,894.63.91,905.23.8
Utah890.67.61,006.18.6
Vermont1,105.113.81,067.313.7
Virginia1,494.54.91,546.25.0
Washington1,045.14.51,061.84.6
West Virginia2,396.011.42,457.311.4
Wisconsin1,292.15.11,298.95.2
Wyoming1,492.418.8DNCDNC

a Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

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).� 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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