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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.1: National Complications of Care, 2002

Birth trauma injury per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), by patient and hospital characteristics United States, 2000
  Adjusted rate a
Population group Estimate Standard error
Total 6.680 0.505
Patient characteristic
Gender    
  Male 6.828 0.745
  Female 5.063 0.762
Median income of patient zip
  Less than $25,000 5.420 2.211
  $25,000-$34,999 4.913 1.131
  $35,000-$44,999 5.780 1.009
  $45,000 or more 7.994 0.717
Location of patient residence
  MSA 6.898 0.549
  Non-MSA 5.494 1.294
Location of inpatient treatment
  Northeast 9.041 1.220
  Midwest 4.193 1.093
  South 7.400 0.818
  West 5.993 1.048
Expected payment source
  Private insurance 7.066 0.657
  Medicare 7.331 9.738
  Medicaid 6.499 0.880
  Other insurance 3.935 3.392
  Uninsured/self pay/no charge 4.673 2.186
Hospital characteristic
Ownership/control
  Private, not-for-profit 7.149 0.585
  Private, for-profit 4.328 1.508
  Public 6.111 1.342
Teaching status
  Teaching 6.329 0.888
  Non-teaching 6.854 0.615
Location of hospital
  MSA 6.626 0.539
  Non-MSA 7.060 1.448
Bedsize
  Less than 100 5.363 1.621
  100 - 299 5.449 0.789
  300 - 499 8.568 0.946
  500+ 7.100 1.111

aRates are adjusted for gender.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

Table 1.1a: National Screening for Breast Cancer, 2000 Table 2.2: National Complications of Care, 2002

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