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Birth trauma—injury to neonate
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI).
2.1 Birth trauma—injury to neonate per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), United States, 2001 and 2002.
AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
U.S. live birth discharges, excluding infants with subdural or cerebral hemorrhage, with injury to skeleton, preterm infants, and osteogenesis imperfecta births.
Subset of the denominator with any diagnosis of birth trauma (ICD-9-CM codes 7670, 7673, 7674, 7677, 7678, 7679) in any diagnosis field.
Rates are adjusted by gender. When reporting is by gender, there is no adjustment.
Although not all States participate in the HCUP database, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 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 version 2.1, revision 2, of the AHRQ PSI software. This measure is referred to as indicator 17 in the software documentation. Further information about this and other safety and quality indicators is available from the AHRQ Quality Indicators website at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov.