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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 6_2_2.3
Obstetric traumaa per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance,b by State, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2008
 2008200720042000
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total23.70.423.80.430.00.439.20.5
Arizona22.20.622.70.627.20.736.40.8
Arkansas23.11.025.01.130.91.2DNCDNC
California21.70.322.40.327.80.333.20.3
Colorado21.00.721.90.723.30.730.70.8
Connecticut32.11.232.91.239.71.350.51.3
Florida21.50.421.30.425.80.432.20.5
Georgia24.80.524.80.530.20.635.60.6
Hawaii29.51.629.11.633.11.847.12.1
Illinois20.40.422.50.428.00.536.50.5
Indiana24.50.724.90.731.20.8DNCDNC
Iowa25.41.024.11.032.81.249.41.4
Kansas26.01.028.81.134.41.247.01.5
Kentucky25.40.927.10.932.21.139.41.2
Louisiana22.20.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maine30.81.932.31.9DNCDNC51.42.3
Maryland26.60.823.40.732.00.937.40.9
Massachusetts23.50.722.90.733.80.843.10.9
Minnesota28.50.828.40.835.30.9DNCDNC
Missouri28.10.828.40.833.00.843.71.0
Nebraska36.81.636.61.549.12.0DNCDNC
Nevada30.61.224.11.031.61.2DNCDNC
New Hampshire25.81.830.11.933.11.9DNCDNC
New Jersey28.00.729.40.736.30.846.20.8
New York23.20.424.50.430.90.437.50.5
North Carolina23.00.523.30.530.20.637.80.7
Ohio22.20.523.30.528.60.6DNCDNC
Oklahoma26.81.028.11.0DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon26.80.927.60.931.31.038.81.1
Rhode Island21.51.625.31.825.81.7DNCDNC
South Carolina23.00.822.60.830.91.036.61.1
South Dakota20.21.725.01.940.42.5DNCDNC
Tennessee24.90.727.10.832.60.838.30.9
Utah17.10.717.50.727.00.929.40.9
Vermont30.12.829.22.732.12.9DNCDNC
Virginia25.50.728.00.733.90.839.90.8
Washington26.30.727.40.731.00.839.70.9
West Virginia19.01.310.21.827.71.636.21.8
Wisconsin22.10.724.70.731.70.840.00.9
Wyoming15.21.719.92.1DNCDNCDNCDNC

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) software, obstetric trauma must involve 3rd or 4th degree lacerations.

b. Rates are adjusted by age 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: T6_2_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/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_2_2_3.html