Table 15_1_1-8

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 15_1_1.8
Potentially avoidable hospitalizations per 100,000 population for acute conditions, age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2006-2007
 200720062000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSE
Total665.912.5682.915.1731.112.6
Arizona513.63.3559.03.5561.14.1
Arkansas917.76.2903.06.1DNCDNC
California492.21.4514.61.4594.81.6
Colorado508.64.0507.94.1488.74.1
Connecticut604.54.5609.04.5604.84.6
Florida546.21.8561.01.8599.72.0
Georgia707.93.5741.63.6819.93.8
Hawaii402.36.0421.86.2485.47.5
Illinois749.02.7739.92.7769.42.8
Indiana758.83.9772.34.0DNCDNC
Iowa693.55.0697.65.1676.65.0
Kansas821.96.4845.36.7807.46.5
Kentucky1035.25.71016.25.51115.36.2
Maine544.46.6546.46.7670.37.9
Maryland566.33.6587.53.7638.64.1
Massachusetts710.23.7713.43.7711.03.7
Michigan596.92.7609.62.8670.33.0
Minnesota584.54.0578.24.0DNCDNC
Missouri779.44.0779.14.0772.24.2
Nebraska715.97.1691.27.0DNCDNC
Nevada552.85.6580.75.9DNCDNC
New Hampshire532.26.9544.37.1DNCDNC
New Jersey628.83.0614.42.9690.03.2
New York604.21.9616.82.0681.52.1
North Carolina664.63.1676.93.2736.53.5
Oklahoma913.55.6885.15.5DNCDNC
Oregon447.23.8448.03.9469.04.1
Rhode Island663.18.3654.98.1DNCDNC
South Carolina726.04.6715.64.6843.55.8
Tennessee959.54.9950.64.8997.74.7
Texas778.22.7753.42.5809.93.4
Utah462.65.6543.56.4526.46.4
Vermont536.99.9504.39.7DNCDNC
Virginia558.63.1563.03.2706.23.7
Washington434.83.0451.93.1480.73.3
West Virginia921.87.4930.07.41061.38.1
Wisconsin564.43.5568.53.5584.23.6
Wyoming724.513.5DNCDNCDNCDNC

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 15_1_1-8: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/15_efficiency/T15_1_1-8.html