Table 17_2_5-5

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_2_5.5
Admissions with perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions), age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
United States280.22.2286.22.2286.22.2293.82.2317.82.4
Arizona270.65.6271.25.9265.06.0272.06.1309.67.2
Arkansas331.611.6335.911.1329.611.4337.411.5DNCDNC
California267.82.5276.92.5282.12.6289.22.6321.72.9
Colorado324.18.2346.48.2322.98.4308.27.6313.27.6
Connecticut232.37.2238.87.2231.27.4245.07.6273.88.7
Florida253.83.3268.33.4282.23.6278.53.6319.44.3
Georgia321.26.6341.46.7329.66.7323.96.8319.26.9
Hawaii253.212.5214.712.0259.813.0249.212.7254.113.7
Illinois276.84.5282.94.5279.54.5295.24.5310.84.9
Indiana369.18.2372.18.6333.38.1356.18.0DNCDNC
Iowa352.911.7348.011.5326.110.7337.710.6330.510.4
Kansas325.411.9321.311.7307.811.2312.811.1331.312.1
Kentucky324.39.0325.99.0321.68.9342.69.5333.79.8
Maine288.913.6274.013.8DNCDNCDNCDNC302.415.6
Maryland318.46.7314.76.8332.47.1342.07.3364.98.4
Massachusetts245.85.7237.95.7278.96.0261.05.9277.86.7
Michigan282.05.2293.15.2306.65.4296.55.3299.45.6
Minnesota248.86.3252.66.2258.36.3264.96.5DNCDNC
Missouri290.16.9298.26.8293.36.7311.76.8334.67.9
Nebraska337.114.5331.814.7326.715.8313.615.2DNCDNC
Nevada292.39.7307.29.9310.510.2321.810.9DNCDNC
New Hampshire286.515.4293.515.8280.815.6282.215.7DNCDNC
New Jersey251.34.8257.74.8275.54.9273.65.0314.85.7
New York254.63.3254.63.3260.93.4262.63.4281.03.8
North Carolina306.86.2303.76.1306.06.2304.86.2330.06.9
Ohio296.75.4298.75.3305.55.4301.55.3DNCDNC
Oklahoma293.78.6290.08.7306.89.1DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon275.27.9282.18.4276.98.1288.18.2321.39.0
Rhode Island268.414.9263.715.0236.314.4273.315.2DNCDNC
South Carolina264.27.8281.18.2277.08.5280.28.4314.89.6
Tennessee321.68.2328.28.0326.48.3335.47.9348.38.4
Texas281.23.5286.73.5291.93.8296.84.5320.64.4
Utah340.711.7316.611.5304.311.3286.610.6315.511.1
Vermont260.021.5241.520.6261.519.7240.319.7DNCDNC
Virginia289.56.3301.96.5DNCDNCDNCDNC318.26.7
Washington278.36.0268.26.1286.06.5308.26.7314.47.0
West Virginia285.812.8294.912.1269.312.7305.413.4344.213.5
Wisconsin278.26.4284.46.6268.06.4284.26.5333.27.3
Wyoming319.722.7DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

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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