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Table 185a: Cesarean deliveries per 1,000 deliveries, by race/ethnicity, selected States, 2000

  Non-Hispanic        
  Total White African American API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total, 16 Statesb 240.963 0.300 235.880 0.412 272.131 0.841 192.971 1.381 249.450 0.653
                     
Age groups for obstetric conditions                    
10-14 155.662 5.512 141.372 12.172 169.068 8.822 * * 151.610 9.311
15-17 150.033 1.345 149.083 2.312 165.189 2.557 99.165 8.783 146.200 2.367
18-24 188.659 0.504 187.278 0.764 206.823 1.130 130.314 2.909 185.993 0.940
25-34 254.250 0.428 250.075 0.565 285.138 1.288 209.577 1.696 262.202 0.950
35-54 335.250 0.849 322.201 1.066 388.519 2.655 310.020 3.325 359.897 2.159
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 269.996 1.415 253.458 2.631 258.885 2.560 187.026 8.533 292.942 2.358
$25,000-$34,999 253.384 0.738 252.254 1.072 274.488 1.696 185.254 4.366 249.655 1.443
$35,000-$44,999 243.317 0.605 240.575 0.866 267.658 1.640 187.691 2.875 246.750 1.190
$45,000 or more 231.320 0.416 227.459 0.562 275.961 1.400 197.554 1.811 237.587 0.966
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 237.611 0.304 231.196 0.437 269.345 0.869 192.597 1.390 246.717 0.629
Non-MSA 265.262 1.123 257.437 1.193 300.944 3.311 212.276 11.616 289.939 4.574

aRates are adjusted by age and sex using the 16-State total as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only; when reporting is by sex, the adjustment is by age only.

bThe 16 States are: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

*Estimate does not pass size threshold of 70 cases in the denominator.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases, 16-State database.

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