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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.21: Obstetric trauma per 1000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted ratea
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 82.593 0.375
    Total United States, 2000 86.656 0.365
    Total United States, 1997 83.961 0.382
    Total United States, 1994 81.631 0.410
     
  2001 adjusted ratea
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for obstetric conditions    
    10-14 87.365 8.465
    15-17 102.717 1.950
    18-24 84.330 0.662
    25-34 70.850 0.560
    35-54 53.251 1.118
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 72.491 1.541
    $25,000-$34,999 77.273 0.825
    $35,000-$44,999 83.840 0.747
    $45,000 or more 85.616 0.541
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 82.254 0.403
    Micropolitan 86.486 1.292
    Noncore 81.511 1.714
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 88.889 0.500
    Medicare 67.841 6.358
    Medicaid 73.999 0.615
    Other insurance 87.212 2.395
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 76.004 1.944
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 76.978 0.952
    Midwest 98.908 0.830
    South 83.715 0.619
    West 70.681 0.716
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 84.412 0.440
    Private, for-profit 74.860 0.989
    Public 80.364 1.049
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 89.024 0.648
    Non-teaching 79.202 0.460
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 82.411 0.399
    Micropolitan 87.011 1.329
    Noncore 76.459 2.035
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 76.920 1.097
    100 - 299 81.526 0.601
    300 - 499 84.716 0.667
    500+ 84.882 0.895
     

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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