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Table 2.19: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000

Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000
     
  Adjusted rate a
Population group Estimate Standard error
Total 244.289 3.793
Patient characteristic
Age
  10-14 298.726 64.243
  15-17 241.602 15.994
  18-24 240.392 6.628
  25-34 273.329 5.227
  35-54 252.463 10.503
Median income of patient zip
  Less than $25,000 220.471 17.966
  $25,000-$34,999 227.770 8.695
  $35,000-$44,999 238.211 7.845
  $45,000 or more 254.794 5.204
Location of patient residence
  MSA 249.200 4.174
  Non-MSA 221.157 9.087
Location of inpatient treatment
  Northeast 258.931 9.801
  Midwest 247.265 7.704
  South 253.812 6.035
  West 211.869 8.222
Expected payment source
  Private insurance 255.763 4.680
  Medicare 148.934 61.390
  Medicaid 222.569 7.195
  Other insurance 228.448 26.489
  Uninsured/self pay/no charge 220.843 18.739
Hospital characteristic
Ownership/control
  Private, not-for-profit 251.811 4.402
  Private, for-profit 214.055 10.481
  Public 231.355 10.667
Teaching status
  Teaching 281.763 6.753
  Non-teaching 226.248 4.585
Location of hospital
  MSA 249.781 4.092
  Non-MSA 211.283 10.117
Bedsize
  Less than 100 210.969 11.385
  100 - 299 232.510 5.826
  300 - 499 253.545 7.739
  500+ 271.928 8.000

aRates are adjusted for age.

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

Table 2.18b: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000 Table 2.20: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000

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