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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.20
Obstetric trauma with 3rd degree, 4th degree, or other obstetric lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
           
Total   236.2 1.9 241.4 2.0
           
Age 10-14 232.0 32.0 276.6 29.5
15-17 234.6 7.7 254.1 7.8
18-24 233.6 3.2 251.8 3.3
25-34 272.9 2.8 267.1 2.8
35-54 219.6 4.9 228.7 5.0
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 199.7 8.3 211.2 7.7
$25,000-$34,999 208.7 4.2 223.4 4.0
$35,000-$44,999 225.7 3.6 237.3 3.6
$45,000 or more 251.7 2.5 252.9 2.6
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 232.8 2.4 237.6 2.4
Metropolitan-small 248.6 3.3 255.8 3.4
Micropolitan 223.7 5.7 232.0 5.8
Noncore 227.5 7.4 228.3 7.4
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 257.8 2.4 255.6 2.4
Medicare 188.0 28.5 227.0 29.0
Medicaid 200.2 3.1 212.5 3.2
Other insurance 224.8 10.7 245.5 10.2
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 226.8 9.3 251.5 9.4
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 274.8 4.8 242.1 4.9
Midwest 256.4 3.7 265.6 4.0
South 230.1 2.9 241.5 2.9
West 206.5 3.3 222.4 3.3
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 241.3 2.2 250.7 2.2
Private, for-profit 204.5 4.4 202.8 4.3
Public 243.7 4.8 233.5 5.0
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 274.3 3.0 272.6 3.2
Non-teaching 214.1 2.3 226.5 2.3
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 232.2 2.4 237.0 2.4
Metropolitan-small 251.5 3.2 258.2 3.3
Micropolitan 213.1 6.0 223.9 5.8
Noncore 220.8 10.1 217.8 10.5
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 209.8 5.0 221.0 5.0
100 - 299 231.7 2.8 234.3 2.9
300 - 499 229.9 3.3 241.3 3.2
500+ 269.2 3.9 272.0 4.3
           

a Estimates 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, 2001 and 2002.

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