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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 114a: Race/Ethnicity - Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), by race/ethnicity, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White Black API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total 6.507 0.087 6.977 0.117 6.715 0.226 7.007 0.437 5.281 0.186
                     
Gender                    
    Male 6.590 0.128 7.260 0.173 6.656 0.334 6.989 0.639 5.065 0.275
    Female 4.957 0.131 5.216 0.177 5.313 0.340 5.565 0.664 4.042 0.279
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 5.961 0.367 7.293 0.682 5.748 0.621 * * 5.437 0.664
    $25,000-$34,999 5.422 0.191 5.728 0.268 5.414 0.423 10.377 1.578 4.518 0.384
    $35,000-$44,999 6.118 0.177 6.291 0.245 7.002 0.438 8.535 1.092 4.927 0.351
    $45,000 or more 7.219 0.124 7.677 0.158 8.031 0.402 6.395 0.507 5.926 0.290
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 6.508 0.093 7.083 0.130 6.433 0.237 7.346 0.455 5.319 0.191
    Micropolitan 5.777 0.315 6.307 0.367 4.618 1.014 * * 4.486 0.998
    Non-Core 7.528 0.373 6.746 0.423 15.074 1.091 * * 4.905 1.305
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 6.113 0.226 6.203 0.281 6.440 0.604 7.997 1.139 5.223 0.666
    Midwest 5.304 0.185 5.482 0.215 4.723 0.467 6.543 1.469 4.457 0.992
    South 7.441 0.139 8.881 0.194 7.676 0.307 8.370 0.970 4.165 0.292
    West 6.292 0.178 6.295 0.291 6.252 0.771 6.275 0.583 6.305 0.267
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 6.830 0.116 7.302 0.140 6.992 0.362 6.570 0.514 4.818 0.338
    Medicare * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicaid 6.098 0.145 6.166 0.239 6.691 0.312 7.759 0.923 5.420 0.244
    Other insurance 6.731 0.557 8.021 0.780 4.610 1.358 14.606 3.345 5.068 1.126
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 5.695 0.390 5.015 0.683 6.157 0.940 * * 5.855 0.607
                     

a Rates are adjusted by gender. When reporting is by gender, there is no adjustment.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

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, disparities analysis file, 2001. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 22 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

 

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