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Table 84a: Obstetric trauma per 1,000 cesarean 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 5.287 0.107 5.782 0.149 4.901 0.266 6.724 0.564 4.311 0.213
                     
Age groups for obstetric conditions                    
10-14 0.756 2.994 6.805 7.078 0.000 4.588 * * 0.000 5.044
15-17 2.859 0.716 5.061 1.261 1.387 1.352 8.026 7.497 1.787 1.202
18-24 2.968 0.225 3.091 0.347 2.999 0.482 2.247 1.914 2.828 0.409
25-34 4.853 0.154 5.410 0.207 4.312 0.428 6.713 0.730 3.545 0.321
35-54 6.782 0.248 7.231 0.321 6.545 0.701 7.733 1.037 5.357 0.587
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 4.342 0.402 4.067 0.849 5.393 0.768 11.645 3.829 3.768 0.599
$25,000-$34,999 5.208 0.229 5.719 0.343 5.207 0.491 5.063 2.020 4.409 0.427
$35,000-$44,999 5.002 0.216 6.059 0.313 4.263 0.520 3.580 1.287 3.848 0.413
$45,000 or more 5.592 0.155 5.780 0.201 4.961 0.464 7.581 0.670 4.789 0.357
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 5.181 0.114 5.678 0.163 4.812 0.281 6.737 0.569 4.244 0.220
Non-MSA 6.077 0.308 6.345 0.366 5.697 0.817 5.930 4.373 5.152 0.899

*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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