Table 17_2_5-6

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_2_5.6
Admissions with perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis (excluding transfers from other institutions, obstetric admissions, normal newborns, and neonates), ages 1-17, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
United States302.04.9298.04.3308.84.7308.94.7303.44.2
Arizona307.19.6335.410.2327.710.4309.710.4326.211.8
Arkansas325.918.8338.219.4266.618.0303.518.8DNCDNC
California304.14.0312.04.1321.34.1328.34.2333.54.4
Colorado414.616.2428.616.3360.615.5351.815.0320.613.9
Connecticut255.713.9251.413.6238.614.0199.113.2273.215.3
Florida292.46.9309.57.2304.07.1295.47.1313.37.8
Georgia395.313.0351.212.2362.612.6343.012.8371.713.1
Hawaii321.533.5246.928.4236.628.7313.733.0208.827.8
Illinois266.57.9289.38.3276.38.0264.87.8309.98.3
Indiana376.614.5393.315.5349.014.6374.214.5DNCDNC
Iowa356.620.5406.620.4319.819.4330.618.7315.617.0
Kansas361.122.6285.820.5305.520.1237.918.4332.119.5
Kentucky278.315.7289.515.3265.915.5290.715.7292.617.1
Maine274.422.0239.526.3DNCDNCDNCDNC303.324.8
Maryland278.014.1288.314.8294.214.6290.715.8312.915.8
Massachusetts239.710.7239.411.3248.711.1262.111.0236.210.3
Michigan264.59.3271.09.4298.69.7281.59.3285.89.3
Minnesota252.311.3258.512.0241.011.1248.211.7DNCDNC
Missouri301.212.0324.812.4333.612.2316.512.5323.112.7
Nebraska346.227.0353.226.6364.526.3303.324.4DNCDNC
Nevada348.617.6407.619.6388.020.2409.722.7DNCDNC
New Hampshire250.427.2305.029.5326.427.9321.727.4DNCDNC
New Jersey237.59.4235.89.3269.69.6262.19.5289.210.1
New York276.86.3263.76.2265.26.2270.06.2274.56.4
North Carolina313.211.2295.111.5294.611.2286.511.3312.212.1
Ohio341.510.5351.010.7334.310.7335.010.8DNCDNC
Oklahoma273.914.5288.115.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon286.413.2281.013.9319.914.6288.414.1307.214.5
Rhode Island282.726.6253.626.2279.728.0267.427.1DNCDNC
South Carolina301.416.7259.815.5271.916.6253.116.4233.916.5
Tennessee386.715.7387.015.0348.015.1365.014.7324.013.9
Texas310.65.7322.75.8309.46.0321.16.3308.77.3
Utah428.718.5378.218.3368.017.8346.617.0364.817.0
Vermont312.843.1331.840.7291.143.2231.432.2DNCDNC
Virginia278.812.1279.712.0DNCDNCDNCDNC293.811.8
Washington292.110.3281.210.5303.011.1341.011.6326.511.8
West Virginia267.522.0261.526.0268.222.3274.327.7279.222.5
Wisconsin278.812.4277.112.4270.411.7295.612.1306.712.4
Wyoming296.534.8DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

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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