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2011 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 15_2_5.2_3
Admissions with perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a ages 1-17,b by State, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2008
 2008200720042000
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total290.65.2301.54.9308.94.7303.44.2
Arizona292.19.6306.69.7309.710.4326.211.8
Arkansas328.919.2326.318.8303.518.8DNCDNC
California306.43.9304.14.0328.34.2333.54.4
Colorado417.120.2415.216.2351.815.0320.613.9
Connecticut250.713.7255.713.9199.113.2273.215.3
Florida275.46.8292.46.9295.47.1313.37.8
Georgia406.413.4394.413.0343.012.8371.713.1
Hawaii242.628.1295.533.5313.733.0208.827.8
Illinois286.18.4265.68.0264.87.8309.98.3
Indiana359.914.9375.414.6374.214.5DNCDNC
Iowa344.320.5357.520.8330.618.7315.617.0
Kansas321.322.0361.122.6237.918.4332.119.5
Kentucky303.917.2277.616.0290.715.7292.617.1
Louisiana212.714.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maine304.525.6272.222.1DNCDNC303.324.8
Maryland291.714.2278.014.1290.715.8312.915.8
Massachusetts205.79.9239.810.7262.111.0236.210.3
Michigan260.29.4264.59.3281.59.3285.89.3
Minnesota251.311.2251.211.3248.211.7DNCDNC
Missouri288.311.7300.812.2316.512.5323.112.7
Nebraska341.528.8346.227.0303.324.4DNCDNC
Nevada307.415.4349.017.6409.722.7DNCDNC
New Hampshire335.229.8250.427.2321.727.4DNCDNC
New Jersey240.09.4236.29.5262.19.5289.210.1
New York267.46.3276.36.3270.06.2274.56.4
North Carolina292.910.9312.611.2286.511.3312.212.1
Ohio368.910.9341.510.5335.010.8DNCDNC
Oklahoma276.414.8273.914.5DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon347.615.2289.713.4288.414.1307.214.5
Pennsylvania280.08.6DNCDNCDNCDNC324.48.8
Rhode Island240.725.9282.726.6267.427.1DNCDNC
South Carolina290.715.7299.616.8253.116.4233.916.5
South Dakota391.839.1358.241.8314.138.8DNCDNC
Tennessee428.916.2386.115.7365.014.7324.013.9
Texas300.95.4311.35.7321.16.3308.77.3
Utah433.719.5428.718.5346.617.0364.817.0
Vermont341.845.1314.843.8231.432.2DNCDNC
Virginia301.712.4277.512.1256.611.0293.811.8
Washington286.910.0291.110.3341.011.6326.511.8
West Virginia222.021.8268.422.3274.327.7279.222.5
Wisconsin277.312.9279.012.4295.612.1306.712.4
Wyoming301.638.8296.534.8DNCDNCDNCDNC

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Pediatric Quality Indicators (PDI) software, excludes transfers from other institutions and obstetric admissions.

b. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using U.S. hospitalizations for 2000 as the U.S. 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, modified version 4.1.� State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and 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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T15_2_5_2_3: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/15_efficiency/T15_2_5_2_3.html