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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 117a: Race/Ethnicity - Obstetric trauma per 1000 cesarean deliveries, 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 5.491 0.167 5.860 0.227 5.475 0.412 4.642 0.897 4.635 0.353
                     
Age groups for obstetric conditions                    
    10-14 * * * * * * * * * *
    15-17 * * * * * * * * * *
    18-24 3.440 0.344 3.677 0.499 3.425 0.737 * * 2.868 0.669
    25-34 5.023 0.242 5.407 0.318 4.848 0.670 3.877 1.161 4.054 0.535
    35 and over 6.627 0.397 7.318 0.508 6.815 1.111 5.572 1.675 4.878 0.978
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 4.475 0.666 4.095 1.256 5.320 1.157 0.000 6.555 4.042 1.162
    $25,000-$34,999 5.299 0.352 5.245 0.492 5.909 0.762 12.709 3.448 4.201 0.728
    $35,000-$44,999 5.265 0.337 5.735 0.467 4.797 0.799 * * 4.635 0.672
    $45,000 or more 5.804 0.243 6.231 0.314 5.696 0.729 4.387 1.027 5.011 0.560
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 5.580 0.180 6.079 0.254 5.589 0.436 4.510 0.934 4.627 0.364
    Micropolitan 5.031 0.568 5.367 0.667 * * * * * *
    Non-Core 4.790 0.676 4.304 0.770 6.576 1.886 * * * *
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 6.057 0.443 6.480 0.553 5.856 1.134 * * 6.267 1.297
    Midwest 7.948 0.370 8.003 0.428 7.261 0.915 12.898 3.414 8.686 1.969
    South 4.830 0.252 4.712 0.356 4.908 0.540 * * 4.726 0.532
    West 4.224 0.354 4.335 0.589 4.660 1.404 4.670 1.194 3.983 0.524
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 5.578 0.220 6.110 0.269 4.987 0.630 4.453 1.027 3.781 0.624
    Medicare * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicaid 5.347 0.276 5.198 0.451 5.870 0.578 * * 4.977 0.465
    Other insurance 6.845 1.033 6.963 1.507 9.557 2.484 * * * *
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 4.400 0.880 2.763 1.662 * * * * 6.107 1.295
                     

aRates 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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