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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 173
Obstetric trauma with 3rd degree, 4th degree, or other obstetric lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total White Black API
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total 85.0 0.4 92.1 0.5 76.9 0.8 96.2 1.4 69.8 0.6
Age 10-14 105.9 7.1 112.0 14.9 120.8 11.7 * * 83.9 11.9
15-17 106.3 1.6 108.9 2.7 111.9 3.1 103.7 11.4 97.8 2.6
18-24 88.1 0.6 95.8 0.8 83.5 1.2 104.1 3.2 75.9 1.0
25-34 73.7 0.6 81.8 0.7 57.5 1.3 84.4 1.8 54.6 1.0
35-54 54.8 0.9 59.0 1.1 45.1 2.8 66.5 3.3 37.7 2.1
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 71.6 1.5 88.0 3.8 75.6 2.3 98.9 10.6 59.6 2.3
$25,000-$34,999 80.3 0.7 88.3 1.1 78.9 1.5 98.1 4.2 69.7 1.1
$35,000-$44,999 83.1 0.6 91.7 0.8 76.6 1.5 92.9 2.9 67.5 1.1
$45,000 or more 89.1 0.5 93.2 0.6 75.7 1.5 96.9 1.7 73.8 1.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 83.0 0.4 91.0 0.6 77.6 1.0 92.2 1.6 69.1 0.7
Metropolitan-small 89.7 0.6 95.6 0.7 78.6 1.8 114.8 2.8 71.9 1.2
Micropolitan 82.3 1.1 87.7 1.2 68.7 3.6 69.8 5.9 66.6 2.9
Noncore 86.6 1.4 91.0 1.5 65.4 4.2 70.9 21.1 76.6 4.6
Expected payment source Private insurance 91.9 0.5 96.4 0.5 80.9 1.3 97.5 1.7 72.1 1.1
Medicare 88.2 5.3 102.1 6.6 67.7 11.2 * * * *
Medicaid 76.8 0.5 82.2 0.8 75.6 1.1 94.4 2.5 69.1 0.8
Other insurance 77.6 1.9 91.4 2.6 67.0 5.4 86.7 11.9 49.8 3.9
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 77.7 1.6 81.0 2.7 64.2 4.5 93.7 7.5 72.7 2.4
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 82.8 0.7 87.0 0.9 70.9 1.9 95.9 3.3 71.5 1.9
Midwest 103.4 0.7 105.4 0.8 95.7 1.8 106.1 5.0 93.1 2.9
South 83.3 0.5 88.5 0.7 72.7 1.1 109.9 3.1 74.7 1.0
West 72.4 0.6 80.8 1.0 61.5 2.5 90.7 1.8 63.2 0.9
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 87.0 0.4 93.1 0.5 77.1 1.0 100.7 1.6 70.8 0.8
Private, for-profit 71.6 0.8 84.5 1.2 73.2 2.2 66.0 3.7 53.5 1.3
Public 86.8 0.8 91.7 1.3 78.6 1.9 95.7 4.0 82.7 1.3
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 91.2 0.6 98.0 0.8 79.5 1.3 108.2 2.0 79.9 1.1
Non-teaching 82.2 0.4 89.9 0.5 75.2 1.0 86.2 1.8 65.2 0.7
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 82.8 0.4 90.6 0.6 77.4 1.0 91.8 1.6 69.0 0.7
Metropolitan-small 90.7 0.6 96.8 0.7 78.4 1.7 116.0 2.8 71.7 1.2
Micropolitan 81.2 1.1 85.6 1.3 70.1 3.5 69.0 6.0 69.9 3.0
Noncore 81.9 2.0 87.2 2.2 61.2 5.8 * * 74.1 6.5
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 77.3 1.0 84.1 1.1 62.5 3.5 73.3 6.9 59.5 2.1
100-299 83.1 0.5 90.8 0.7 74.5 1.4 96.0 2.0 65.3 0.9
300-499 90.3 0.6 96.4 0.8 84.1 1.4 101.8 2.5 78.1 1.1
500 or more 85.7 0.6 94.9 0.9 73.7 1.5 95.2 2.9 71.9 1.2

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.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2003. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

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