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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.22: Obstetric trauma per 1000 Cesarean deliveries, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted ratea
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 5.715 0.172
    Total United States, 2000 5.967 0.177
    Total United States, 1997 5.832 0.194
    Total United States, 1994 5.159 0.205
     
  2001 adjusted ratea
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for obstetric conditions    
    10-14 6.604 5.049
    15-17 3.481 1.165
    18-24 3.487 0.355
    25-34 5.568 0.249
    35-54 6.257 0.411
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 5.126 0.646
    $25,000-$34,999 4.619 0.368
    $35,000-$44,999 5.898 0.343
    $45,000 or more 6.169 0.253
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 5.837 0.186
    Micropolitan 4.931 0.558
    Noncore 5.095 0.739
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 6.090 0.228
    Medicare 3.197 2.668
    Medicaid 5.030 0.279
    Other insurance 6.570 1.079
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 5.679 1.012
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 7.481 0.448
    Midwest 6.515 0.404
    South 5.050 0.265
    West 5.033 0.341
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 6.144 0.205
    Private, for-profit 4.189 0.425
    Public 5.080 0.470
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 7.666 0.304
    Non-teaching 4.717 0.208
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 5.840 0.184
    Micropolitan 4.790 0.572
    Noncore 4.846 0.926
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 4.127 0.504
    100 - 299 4.910 0.276
    300 - 499 5.665 0.307
    500+ 8.216 0.399
     

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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