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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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

Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000
     
  Adjusted rate a
Population group Estimate Standard error
Total 86.655 1.402
Patient characteristic
Age
  10-14 103.279 30.795
  15-17 101.064 7.079
  18-24 87.473 2.525
  25-34 75.733 2.077
  35-54 58.053 4.137
Median income of patient zip
  Less than $25,000 78.722 6.098
  $25,000-$34,999 84.125 3.136
  $35,000-$44,999 85.829 2.790
  $45,000 or more 89.105 1.993
Location of patient residence
  MSA 86.481 1.525
  Non-MSA 87.566 3.568
Location of inpatient treatment
  Northeast 86.412 3.385
  Midwest 96.616 2.998
  South 87.530 2.296
  West 75.924 2.885
Expected payment source
  Private insurance 91.790 1.817
  Medicare 65.579 20.835
  Medicaid 80.107 2.422
  Other insurance 84.619 9.766
  Uninsured/self pay/no charge 74.925 6.620
Hospital characteristic
Ownership/control    
  Private, not-for-profit 88.498 1.623
  Private, for-profit 76.732 4.225
  Public 85.024 3.703
Teaching status
  Teaching 93.616 2.465
  Non-teaching 83.260 1.705
Location of hospital
  MSA 87.006 1.500
  Non-MSA 84.360 3.953
Bedsize
  Less than 100 80.653 4.416
  100 - 299 83.751 2.178
  300 - 499 89.325 2.635
  500+ 91.880 3.128

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 2.19: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000 Table 2.21: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000

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