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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 180
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
White Black API
Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total   177.8 0.8 190.4 1.0 125.6 2.3 228.3 2.9 146.9 1.7
Age 10-14 199.7 15.0 285.5 32.4 148.7 23.0 * * 199.3 27.0
15-17 142.9 3.1 145.6 5.1 139.5 6.2 157.2 24.2 142.2 5.2
18-24 147.2 1.2 152.7 1.7 117.1 3.0 211.2 7.2 143.0 2.3
25-34 212.2 1.2 229.3 1.6 123.2 4.4 258.1 3.9 155.3 2.9
35-54 148.4 2.0 156.0 2.4 104.0 7.7 180.9 5.9 94.8 5.3
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 133.8 4.1 157.3 9.3 112.1 7.0 287.8 18.8 112.0 6.6
$25,000-$34,999 150.7 1.7 162.6 2.5 122.3 3.8 244.6 9.6 138.8 3.0
$35,000-$44,999 170.2 1.5 186.9 2.0 128.0 4.4 189.5 7.1 146.9 3.2
$45,000 or more 196.5 1.1 200.8 1.4 133.2 4.4 233.5 3.4 160.8 2.9
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 181.1 1.0 197.8 1.5 128.9 2.8 229.3 3.3 145.4 2.1
Metropolitan-small 178.3 1.5 190.3 1.9 127.9 4.7 227.6 6.6 147.6 3.2
Micropolitan 163.0 2.5 170.1 3.0 106.9 8.7 198.5 17.2 153.1 7.2
Noncore 166.5 3.1 175.3 3.6 100.0 9.9 311.1 48.8 159.2 9.7
Expected payment source Private insurance 202.9 1.0 209.4 1.2 132.6 3.9 241.5 3.5 154.1 3.2
Medicare 104.0 15.5 99.9 18.8 * * 368.9 100.5 * *
Medicaid 144.4 1.2 144.8 2.0 121.1 2.9 206.2 5.9 143.4 2.1
Other insurance 157.3 5.3 174.8 6.8 127.3 13.7 150.7 25.4 101.6 13.7
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 161.8 4.3 172.7 7.9 153.7 16.6 153.0 14.4 161.2 6.4
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 186.9 2.1 184.1 2.6 155.8 6.9 228.6 7.6 180.8 6.0
Midwest 200.7 1.7 206.6 1.9 131.5 5.1 286.7 10.5 182.5 7.3
South 169.5 1.3 186.9 1.7 119.2 2.9 255.6 7.0 143.3 2.8
West 166.7 1.5 176.3 2.3 119.0 8.2 213.1 3.7 140.5 2.3
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 184.5 0.9 194.2 1.2 132.0 2.7 230.7 3.3 153.6 2.2
Private, for-profit 149.3 1.8 173.4 2.7 111.5 5.7 201.7 8.3 115.1 3.1
Public 180.1 2.3 185.5 3.2 110.8 5.9 241.2 8.5 189.1 4.5
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 193.9 1.4 205.2 2.0 140.5 3.7 245.8 4.5 165.3 3.2
Non-teaching 171.2 0.9 185.1 1.2 116.7 2.9 215.9 3.8 139.9 2.0
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 180.1 1.0 196.2 1.5 128.7 2.8 228.9 3.3 144.8 2.1
Metropolitan-small 182.3 1.4 194.6 1.8 126.2 4.6 232.6 6.5 152.1 3.1
Micropolitan 156.0 2.5 164.5 3.0 103.6 8.2 180.0 17.6 142.1 7.2
Noncore 155.5 4.4 160.9 5.0 107.3 14.7 256.4 64.5 155.4 14.1
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 154.6 2.2 163.9 2.7 90.5 9.1 177.5 12.5 138.1 5.0
100-299 174.0 1.2 187.5 1.6 119.2 3.9 234.2 4.4 136.6 2.5
300-499 186.0 1.5 201.9 2.1 124.6 3.9 217.6 5.4 163.0 3.2
500 or more 188.5 1.7 201.9 2.3 143.2 4.4 243.3 6.2 153.0 3.9

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, 2004. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

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