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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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

Obstetric trauma per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000
     
  Adjusted rate a
Population group Estimate Standard error
Total 5.967 0.236
Patient characteristic
Age
  10-14 0.000 6.537
  15-17 2.850 1.572
  18-24 3.600 0.496
  25-34 5.524 0.339
  35-54 7.668 0.560
Median income of patient zip
  Less than $25,000 4.032 0.978
  $25,000-$34,999 5.207 0.508
  $35,000-$44,999 5.470 0.470
  $45,000 or more 6.740 0.341
Location of patient residence
  MSA 5.978 0.260
  Non-MSA 5.914 0.557
Location of inpatient treatment
  Northeast 7.205 0.560
  Midwest 7.030 0.531
  South 5.321 0.361
  West 5.033 0.526
Expected payment source
  Private insurance 6.233 0.304
  Medicare 2.790 3.139
  Medicaid 5.628 0.405
  Other insurance 4.612 1.597
  Uninsured/self pay/no charge 5.494 1.265
Hospital characteristic
Ownership/control    
  Private, not-for-profit 6.195 0.275
  Private, for-profit 5.028 0.686
  Public 5.557 0.612
Teaching status
  Teaching 7.063 0.420
  Non-teaching 5.428 0.285
Location of hospital
  MSA 5.949 0.255
  Non-MSA 6.074 0.621
Bedsize
  Less than 100 5.909 0.729
  100 - 299 5.196 0.373
  300 - 499 5.332 0.438
  500+ 8.224 0.520

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 2.20: National Patient Safety - Complications of Care, 2000 Table 2.22a: National Patient Safety - Prescribing Medications, 1998

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