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Birth trauma injury per 1,000 selected live births.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI).
155 Birth trauma – injury to neonate per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), United States, 2002, by
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file.
Live birth discharges in the U.S., excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births.
Subset of the denominator with any diagnosis of birth trauma.
Rates are adjusted by gender. When reporting is by gender, there is no adjustment.
The disparities analysis file, created specifically for this report to provide national estimates on disparities, consists of weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 22 States that participate in HCUP and have high-quality race/ethnicity data: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.
This table was created using version 2.1, revision 2, of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software. This measure is referred to as indicator 17 in the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software documentation. More information about the AHRQ Quality Indicators is available at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov.