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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 116a: Race/Ethnicity - Obstetric trauma per 1000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, 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 82.488 0.367 89.081 0.495 74.147 0.951 86.163 1.849 69.774 0.781
                     
Age groups for obstetric conditions                    
    10-14 114.407 8.287 100.649 18.066 116.176 12.641 * * 117.458 14.670
    15-17 102.511 1.879 110.540 3.125 103.251 3.636 90.365 14.950 94.050 3.305
    18-24 82.704 0.648 89.020 0.948 76.323 1.441 82.933 4.489 75.036 1.234
    25-34 71.083 0.548 78.695 0.714 56.492 1.593 79.229 2.482 52.928 1.228
    35 and over 55.248 1.100 60.634 1.364 46.538 3.394 52.444 4.710 36.989 2.827
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 76.552 1.540 88.842 2.896 80.526 2.565 64.317 13.317 60.968 2.830
    $25,000-$34,999 79.266 0.802 84.516 1.137 76.115 1.760 86.946 6.460 70.721 1.612
    $35,000-$44,999 81.541 0.743 89.339 1.027 73.344 1.841 82.797 4.447 69.084 1.483
    $45,000 or more 85.148 0.525 90.632 0.668 69.954 1.727 87.497 2.169 71.366 1.218
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 82.165 0.395 89.463 0.547 73.441 1.000 88.169 1.922 69.514 0.805
    Micropolitan 85.551 1.304 88.783 1.524 88.853 4.212 61.442 6.924 73.620 3.975
    Non-Core 83.042 1.567 85.557 1.784 71.579 4.539 * * 73.894 5.407
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 81.214 0.956 86.362 1.180 71.409 2.563 84.658 4.767 65.767 2.890
    Midwest 100.744 0.768 102.290 0.891 92.504 1.937 99.775 5.800 90.636 3.892
    South 78.996 0.589 83.314 0.827 69.550 1.295 101.820 4.175 74.781 1.224
    West 71.945 0.759 80.225 1.244 56.707 3.322 78.193 2.486 64.318 1.128
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 90.067 0.486 93.634 0.585 84.463 1.513 91.128 2.180 69.521 1.428
    Medicare 70.263 7.152 72.802 8.995 64.250 15.056 * * 49.233 21.823
    Medicaid 72.927 0.614 78.956 1.016 67.600 1.310 74.322 3.862 69.361 1.025
    Other insurance 80.167 2.400 84.021 3.321 77.815 5.633 72.629 14.463 73.396 5.254
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 71.351 1.718 68.755 3.247 63.781 4.430 76.329 9.789 72.466 2.509
                     

a Rates are adjusted by age. When reporting is by age, 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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