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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.21
Obstetric trauma with 3rd degree, 4th degree, or other obstetric lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
           
Total   86.3 0.4 84.6 0.4
           
Age 10-14 97.7 8.9 92.8 8.8
15-17 109.1 2.1 106.5 2.1
18-24 88.5 0.8 86.8 0.8
25-34 75.3 0.7 73.6 0.7
35-54 57.5 1.2 55.5 1.2
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 74.0 1.8 71.3 1.6
$25,000-$34,999 79.8 0.9 79.5 0.9
$35,000-$44,999 84.8 0.8 85.4 0.8
$45,000 or more 90.4 0.6 88.1 0.6
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 85.5 0.5 83.4 0.6
Metropolitan-small 90.2 0.7 85.2 0.8
Micropolitan 81.5 1.4 89.1 1.4
Noncore 83.0 1.7 86.7 1.8
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 93.5 0.6 92.0 0.6
Medicare 99.6 6.5 71.0 6.6
Medicaid 76.9 0.7 74.5 0.7
Other insurance 87.3 2.4 88.8 2.5
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 75.4 2.0 77.2 2.0
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 90.2 1.0 81.1 1.0
Midwest 97.9 0.8 103.2 0.9
South 86.7 0.7 84.7 0.7
West 73.1 0.8 70.6 0.8
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 89.3 0.5 86.8 0.5
Private, for-profit 76.2 1.1 72.9 1.1
Public 79.4 1.0 84.4 1.1
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 97.5 0.7 91.3 0.7
Non-teaching 79.2 0.5 81.0 0.5
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 85.5 0.5 83.2 0.5
Metropolitan-small 90.6 0.7 86.0 0.8
Micropolitan 80.2 1.4 89.0 1.4
Noncore 74.7 2.3 84.0 2.5
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 81.6 1.2 80.5 1.2
100 - 299 84.9 0.6 83.9 0.7
300 - 499 85.8 0.7 85.2 0.7
500+ 92.0 0.8 87.5 1.0
           

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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