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Obstetric trauma - vaginal with instrument.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators.
2.19 Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
All vaginal delivery hospital discharges with any procedure indicating instrument assisted delivery.
Subset of denominator with any diagnosis or procedure indicating obstetric trauma.
Rates are adjusted by age.
Although not all states participate in the HCUP database, it is weighted to give national estimates using weights based on all U.S. community, non-rehabilitation hospitals in the American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals.
This table was created using a beta-test version of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software dated July 2002 that differs from the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software currently available on the AHRQ Web site. This measure is referred to as indicator 18 in the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software documentation.
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