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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.20: Obstetric trauma per 1000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted ratea
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 239.454 2.028
    Total United States, 2000 244.290 1.889
    Total United States, 1997 230.692 1.713
    Total United States, 1994 226.535 1.757
     
2001 adjusted ratea
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for obstetric conditions    
    10-14 301.152 34.153
    15-17 240.976 8.810
    18-24 245.745 3.445
    25-34 264.021 2.819
    35-54 236.758 5.774
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 214.437 9.188
    $25,000-$34,999 222.581 4.659
    $35,000-$44,999 236.988 4.157
    $45,000 or more 248.803 2.802
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 243.540 2.194
    Micropolitan 217.378 6.694
    Noncore 213.450 8.763
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 249.722 2.567
    Medicare 232.964 35.241
    Medicaid 215.296 3.647
    Other insurance 254.139 11.645
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 250.053 11.077
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 230.301 5.536
    Midwest 247.664 4.562
    South 243.882 3.176
    West 230.563 3.956
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 247.024 2.387
    Private, for-profit 209.906 5.054
    Public 229.834 5.902
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 274.391 3.584
    Non-teaching 222.187 2.459
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 243.602 2.163
    Micropolitan 213.494 6.739
    Noncore 198.975 11.675
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 209.733 5.991
    100 - 299 233.985 3.181
    300 - 499 238.414 3.624
    500+ 273.649 4.975
     

a Rates are adjusted by age. When reporting is by age, there is no adjustment.

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

 

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