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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.

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Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weight less than 1,500 grams, by State, 2002-2005a
 2005200420032002
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
United States245.02.2244.52.2252.02.3250.82.3
Alabama241.615.2223.315.2219.914.8247.315.9
Alaska207.949.9177.541.1228.353.9DSUDSU
Arizona287.418.1295.818.6273.618.5286.119.4
Arkansas220.420.3219.619.8252.922.7239.322.6
California230.36.5226.16.6227.76.6237.36.9
Colorado281.219.9262.119.3270.719.3232.917.8
Connecticut241.221.0209.119.6233.621.3266.322.3
Delaware315.941.0300.646.2272.338.4307.742.7
District of Columbia320.944.4292.841.3251.942.9261.740.3
Florida257.59.4248.69.4264.310.0257.89.9
Georgia244.110.7275.011.7278.612.1288.712.7
Hawaii253.535.9248.635.4289.037.6252.834.1
Idaho243.634.5249.534.8257.837.6256.340.2
Illinois260.210.6257.110.3274.910.9250.410.2
Indiana277.716.2280.916.7268.716.5293.817.8
Iowa208.021.7158.919.0208.123.7232.125.5
Kansas272.125.5272.025.1266.727.4296.027.3
Kentucky191.315.7181.115.3189.516.0184.515.7
Louisiana221.314.0257.715.3234.614.2267.715.9
Maine311.547.3283.849.6247.043.6174.135.6
Maryland249.414.8272.015.1282.116.0240.314.6
Massachusetts214.315.4210.114.8225.815.8216.915.5
Michigan290.413.3281.313.0308.713.5293.713.6
Minnesota191.716.0174.015.8182.316.8203.117.2
Mississippi262.018.3242.717.8240.817.6261.718.9
Missouri252.116.2247.516.1264.016.4274.017.2
Montana263.254.0169.239.0227.547.7304.556.5
Nebraska192.327.1272.032.6215.928.9273.632.5
Nevada191.521.9251.026.7211.024.2203.824.4
New Hampshire217.437.9286.844.8176.635.6223.341.7
New Jersey204.611.8229.312.6225.212.2216.812.2
New Mexico217.927.0225.127.5218.728.3211.826.9
New York225.38.6229.18.4241.38.8230.48.6
North Carolina281.912.5272.512.3264.612.6261.312.3
North Dakota250.055.9263.254.0366.774.6DSUDSU
Ohio266.111.7258.411.8261.311.7269.011.8
Oklahoma254.720.8243.621.0234.721.6288.624.0
Oregon282.727.6239.624.4247.925.6261.226.6
Pennsylvania259.911.7246.411.4270.912.0271.712.2
Rhode Island261.340.7195.435.1245.535.7238.236.0
South Carolina264.716.7270.916.9254.116.5270.118.0
South Dakota309.255.2259.048.4221.347.1260.758.5
Tennessee225.413.5237.414.8287.516.6265.515.8
Texas226.87.0224.17.0238.57.4219.97.3
Utah194.120.9238.823.8231.523.1255.826.1
VermontDSUDSUDSUDSU280.169.2DSUDSU
Virginia260.213.7262.814.2272.014.6259.614.1
Washington228.319.1235.618.1247.919.5240.619.5
West Virginia215.027.7255.932.5246.732.7283.434.2
Wisconsin274.019.4262.019.4280.119.8271.920.1
Wyoming253.260.4277.359.2DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_1_3_1_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/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_1_3_1_3.html