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Table 2.32
Birth trauma-injury to neonate per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), United States, 2001 and 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 6.48 0.10 8.35 0.10
Gender Male 6.55 0.14 8.49 0.14
Female 5.27 0.14 7.07 0.14
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 5.31 0.39 5.58 0.34
$25,000-$34,999 5.31 0.19 6.83 0.19
$35,000-$44,999 6.39 0.16 7.94 0.17
$45,000 or more 7.07 0.12 9.56 0.13
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 6.76 0.12 9.29 0.12
Metropolitan-small 6.56 0.16 7.18 0.16
Micropolitan 4.91 0.29 6.93 0.29
Noncore 5.35 0.36 5.97 0.38
Expected payment source Private insurance 6.56 0.12 8.37 0.12
Medicare DSU DSU DSU DSU
Medicaid 6.50 0.14 8.03 0.14
Other insurance 5.32 0.54 6.45 0.53
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 5.97 0.37 11.14 0.35
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 6.52 0.21 10.86 0.22
Midwest 5.31 0.18 7.52 0.19
South 6.74 0.14 8.78 0.14
West 7.08 0.17 6.92 0.16
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 6.05 0.11 9.07 0.11
Private, for-profit 4.37 0.21 6.22 0.22
Public 10.69 0.22 6.49 0.24
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 9.00 0.15 9.76 0.15
Non-teaching 5.21 0.11 7.59 0.11
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 6.75 0.11 9.34 0.12
Metropolitan-small 6.58 0.16 7.25 0.16
Micropolitan 4.56 0.31 5.66 0.30
Noncore 4.81 0.50 6.22 0.54
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 5.52 0.25 5.74 0.25
100-299 5.01 0.14 6.83 0.14
300-499 8.02 0.16 7.69 0.15
500 or more 7.61 0.18 14.14 0.20

a Estimates are adjusted by gender. When reporting is by gender, there is no adjustment.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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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