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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 158
Obstetric trauma with 3rd degree, 4th degree, or other obstetric lacerations per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total   5.7 0.2 6.3 0.3 5.4 0.4 6.4 0.9 4.6 0.4
Age 10-14 * * * * * * -- -- * *
15-17 * * * * * * * * * *
18-24 3.5 0.4 4.0 0.5 3.9 0.8 * * 2.5 0.7
25-34 5.6 0.3 6.3 0.4 4.5 0.7 6.3 1.2 4.3 0.6
35-54 6.8 0.4 7.2 0.6 6.6 1.1 7.1 1.7 5.5 1.0
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 6.2 0.7 7.3 1.4 6.3 1.2 * * 5.8 1.1
$25,000-$34,999 5.5 0.4 5.4 0.5 5.8 0.8 * * 5.0 0.7
$35,000-$44,999 5.5 0.4 6.1 0.5 4.4 0.8 9.2 2.4 4.2 0.7
$45,000 or more 5.9 0.3 6.7 0.3 5.4 0.7 5.9 1.0 4.4 0.5
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 5.5 0.2 6.1 0.4 5.0 0.5 6.4 1.0 4.7 0.4
Metropolitan-small 6.7 0.3 7.4 0.4 6.9 0.9 * * 4.2 0.7
Micropolitan 4.6 0.6 4.9 0.7 6.4 1.8 * * * *
Noncore 5.7 0.7 5.7 0.8 * * 100.5 16.2 * *
Expected payment source Private insurance 6.0 0.3 6.4 0.3 4.7 0.7 6.3 1.1 4.8 0.7
Medicare 11.2 2.8 * * * * * * * *
Medicaid 5.5 0.3 6.2 0.4 5.7 0.6 7.4 1.8 4.5 0.4
Other insurance * * * * * * * * * *
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 5.4 1.0 * * * * * * 6.0 1.6
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 6.6 0.4 7.6 0.6 4.5 1.0 * * 4.8 1.2
Midwest 7.4 0.4 7.5 0.4 6.9 1.0 13.3 3.6 * *
South 5.3 0.3 5.6 0.4 5.4 0.6 * * 4.6 0.6
West 4.5 0.4 4.1 0.6 * * 5.9 1.1 4.4 0.5
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 6.1 0.2 6.8 0.3 5.7 0.5 8.0 1.2 4.2 0.5
Private, for-profit 3.6 0.4 4.5 0.7 * * * * 2.5 0.7
Public 6.1 0.5 4.9 0.7 5.2 1.0 * * 8.3 0.8
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 7.2 0.3 7.9 0.4 6.0 0.6 8.3 1.7 6.6 0.6
Non-teaching 5.0 0.2 5.6 0.3 4.9 0.6 5.7 1.0 3.7 0.4
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 5.4 0.2 5.8 0.3 5.1 0.5 6.2 1.0 4.7 0.4
Metropolitan-small 7.0 0.3 7.7 0.4 6.7 0.9 10.6 2.8 4.2 0.7
Micropolitan 4.1 0.6 4.4 0.7 * * * * * *
Noncore 5.9 1.0 5.5 1.1 * * 98.3 20.8 13.6 3.7
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 4.3 0.5 4.9 0.6 * * * * * *
100 - 299 4.8 0.3 5.8 0.4 4.4 0.8 * * 3.4 0.5
300 - 499 5.3 0.3 5.2 0.5 4.9 0.7 9.6 1.6 5.0 0.7
500+ 9.2 0.4 9.9 0.6 7.4 0.8 9.1 2.6 9.7 1.0

a Estimates 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.

-- Statistic cannot be calculated.

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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