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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 155
Birth trauma—injury to neonate per 1000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), by race/ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
White Black API
Rate a SE Rate a SE Rate a SE Rate a SE Rate a SE
Total   6.9 0.1 7.3 0.1 7.3 0.2 7.4 0.4 5.6 0.2
Gender Male 6.9 0.1 7.4 0.2 7.0 0.3 7.1 0.6 5.6 0.3
Female 5.8 0.1 6.2 0.2 6.3 0.3 6.7 0.6 4.5 0.3
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 6.0 0.4 7.1 0.7 7.4 0.6 * * 3.7 0.6
$25,000-$34,999 6.8 0.2 7.1 0.3 7.2 0.4 7.2 1.6 6.0 0.4
$35,000-$44,999 6.0 0.2 6.8 0.2 5.9 0.4 5.6 1.1 4.5 0.3
$45,000 or more 7.4 0.1 7.7 0.2 8.2 0.4 7.7 0.5 6.3 0.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 7.4 0.1 8.3 0.2 7.4 0.3 7.7 0.4 5.9 0.2
Metropolitan-small 5.4 0.2 5.8 0.2 5.2 0.5 5.8 1.2 4.2 0.4
Micropolitan 7.3 0.3 7.7 0.3 7.1 1.0 5.3 1.4 5.5 0.9
Noncore 8.4 0.4 7.3 0.4 14.5 1.0 30.5 7.1 11.0 1.3
Expected payment source Private insurance 6.8 0.1 7.3 0.1 5.8 0.4 7.3 0.5 4.9 0.3
Medicare * * * * * * * * * *
Medicaid 7.2 0.1 7.7 0.2 8.4 0.3 7.9 0.8 5.9 0.2
Other insurance 7.2 0.6 7.9 0.8 * * 10.1 3.0 6.0 1.1
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 5.0 0.4 5.8 0.7 4.2 1.0 * * 5.1 0.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 6.9 0.2 7.8 0.3 5.2 0.5 5.2 1.2 5.2 0.6
Midwest 5.4 0.2 5.6 0.2 4.4 0.5 5.5 1.4 5.3 0.9
South 7.7 0.1 8.7 0.2 8.7 0.3 7.6 0.9 4.3 0.3
West 7.0 0.2 7.2 0.3 8.1 0.8 8.0 0.5 6.5 0.2
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 7.2 0.1 7.6 0.1 7.7 0.3 7.3 0.5 5.8 0.2
Private, for-profit 4.7 0.2 5.3 0.3 4.5 0.6 7.5 0.9 3.8 0.4
Public 7.2 0.2 7.4 0.3 7.2 0.5 7.9 0.9 7.0 0.4
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 7.1 0.2 6.7 0.2 7.9 0.3 7.7 0.8 7.1 0.3
Non-teaching 6.8 0.1 7.6 0.1 6.7 0.3 7.3 0.5 4.8 0.2
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 7.4 0.1 8.4 0.2 7.4 0.3 7.8 0.4 5.9 0.2
Metropolitan-small 5.4 0.2 5.8 0.2 5.2 0.5 5.4 1.2 4.2 0.4
Micropolitan 6.9 0.3 7.2 0.4 7.9 1.0 4.9 1.4 5.2 0.9
Noncore 10.8 0.5 8.5 0.6 20.8 1.4 61.6 10.1 16.2 1.8
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 8.1 0.2 8.1 0.3 15.3 0.9 6.0 1.5 6.5 0.5
100 - 299 5.9 0.1 6.5 0.2 5.5 0.4 7.5 0.6 4.6 0.2
300 - 499 8.8 0.2 9.9 0.2 7.9 0.3 8.5 0.7 7.8 0.3
500+ 5.3 0.2 5.3 0.3 6.5 0.4 5.2 1.2 3.9 0.5

a Estimates 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.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2002. 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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