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Table 83a: Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, 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 79.691 0.226 87.111 0.315 70.847 0.598 89.093 1.088 67.020 0.454
                     
Age groups for obstetric conditions                    
10-14 98.161 4.914 115.537 10.903 100.490 7.952 * * 88.920 8.099
15-17 95.344 1.140 103.316 2.009 95.360 2.277 92.043 9.446 88.657 1.876
18-24 78.548 0.407 85.870 0.627 73.126 0.915 80.764 2.815 70.936 0.726
25-34 69.154 0.337 77.406 0.452 54.216 0.999 80.740 1.454 51.216 0.710
35-54 54.443 0.661 59.610 0.836 43.203 2.068 64.370 2.664 38.357 1.626
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 69.761 0.901 85.876 1.878 74.055 1.670 77.893 7.010 58.199 1.415
$25,000-$34,999 76.646 0.500 83.820 0.755 72.379 1.113 78.005 3.664 69.048 0.907
$35,000-$44,999 78.344 0.460 86.833 0.667 69.577 1.154 78.836 2.412 67.860 0.871
$45,000 or more 83.141 0.324 88.349 0.416 69.129 1.065 94.130 1.315 67.650 0.741
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 79.574 0.239 87.288 0.341 70.195 0.627 89.424 1.097 67.608 0.465
Non-MSA 80.633 0.702 86.110 0.828 77.100 1.975 69.550 8.551 58.041 2.076

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

aRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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

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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