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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 181
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, 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   43.2 0.1 47.5 0.2 32.1 0.3 61.6 0.6 34.8 0.3
Age 10-14 84.3 4.1 89.9 8.7 87.5 6.6 * * 80.6 6.9
15-17 62.1 0.8 65.1 1.4 63.4 1.6 63.8 5.9 57.9 1.4
18-24 41.0 0.2 45.0 0.3 32.9 0.5 55.0 1.4 37.3 0.4
25-34 46.2 0.2 51.5 0.3 28.5 0.6 68.9 0.8 32.7 0.4
35-54 32.0 0.3 34.5 0.4 22.9 1.0 41.2 1.2 21.8 0.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 32.1 0.6 40.6 1.6 29.8 1.0 61.2 4.1 28.8 1.0
$25,000-$34,999 37.7 0.3 42.2 0.4 31.2 0.6 57.7 1.7 33.5 0.5
$35,000-$44,999 40.4 0.3 44.2 0.4 31.0 0.7 57.3 1.3 34.0 0.5
$45,000 or more 48.7 0.2 51.0 0.2 35.7 0.7 63.8 0.8 37.7 0.5
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 44.0 0.2 50.8 0.3 32.8 0.4 62.7 0.7 34.6 0.3
Metropolitan-small 42.9 0.3 45.5 0.3 32.3 0.8 63.9 1.2 35.1 0.5
Micropolitan 40.8 0.4 43.6 0.5 27.3 1.4 42.8 2.4 35.1 1.2
Noncore 39.0 0.6 41.2 0.6 26.6 1.7 43.1 9.2 35.5 1.8
Expected payment source Private insurance 51.0 0.2 53.4 0.2 36.7 0.6 66.0 0.8 38.1 0.5
Medicare 33.7 2.4 36.8 3.1 28.0 4.9 * * * *
Medicaid 34.5 0.2 36.1 0.3 29.7 0.4 54.8 1.1 32.7 0.3
Other insurance 44.4 0.9 47.3 1.2 33.1 2.4 57.2 5.1 41.1 2.3
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 40.7 0.7 38.6 1.3 32.0 2.1 45.6 3.0 41.3 1.0
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 43.3 0.3 44.6 0.4 32.3 0.9 65.4 1.3 36.6 0.8
Midwest 48.0 0.3 50.3 0.3 36.5 0.7 59.2 2.0 39.5 1.1
South 43.1 0.2 49.3 0.3 30.8 0.5 74.8 1.6 35.9 0.5
West 38.8 0.3 42.2 0.5 27.2 1.3 57.0 0.8 32.9 0.4
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 45.2 0.2 48.5 0.2 33.8 0.4 64.2 0.7 36.7 0.3
Private, for-profit 36.4 0.4 44.8 0.5 28.9 1.0 48.5 2.1 27.2 0.6
Public 39.4 0.4 43.3 0.6 27.1 0.9 54.9 1.7 37.1 0.6
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 47.5 0.2 52.4 0.4 33.4 0.5 69.5 0.9 40.9 0.5
Non-teaching 41.2 0.2 45.8 0.2 31.3 0.4 55.1 0.8 31.7 0.3
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 44.0 0.2 50.8 0.3 32.8 0.4 62.6 0.7 34.7 0.3
Metropolitan-small 43.3 0.2 45.7 0.3 32.4 0.7 65.0 1.2 35.4 0.5
Micropolitan 40.0 0.4 42.6 0.5 27.6 1.4 39.2 2.4 35.6 1.2
Noncore 34.1 0.8 37.2 0.9 22.6 2.4 * * 22.6 2.7
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 38.3 0.4 42.0 0.5 25.3 1.5 44.7 2.7 29.4 0.9
100-299 41.3 0.2 45.9 0.3 29.3 0.6 59.3 0.9 32.2 0.4
300-499 45.4 0.3 49.7 0.4 33.5 0.6 64.7 1.2 38.2 0.5
500 or more 46.3 0.3 52.3 0.4 35.1 0.6 66.9 1.3 37.6 0.6

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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