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Table 2.31
Birth trauma—injury to neonate per 1,000 live births (excluding preterm and osteogenesis imperfecta births), United States, 2004
Population group 2004
Ratea Standard error
Total   2.62 0.04
Gender Male 2.80 0.06
Female 2.42 0.05
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 2.12 0.17
$25,000-$34,999 2.45 0.09
$35,000-$44,999 2.30 0.07
$45,000 or more 2.92 0.06
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 2.93 0.05
Metropolitan-small 2.02 0.07
Micropolitan 2.76 0.13
Noncore 2.21 0.16
Expected payment source Private insurance 2.86 0.05
Medicare 5.40 1.48
Medicaid 2.28 0.06
Other insurance 3.21 0.26
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 2.34 0.17
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 3.16 0.09
Midwest 2.21 0.08
South 2.84 0.06
West 2.25 0.07
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 2.96 0.04
Private, for-profit 1.50 0.10
Public 1.90 0.10
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 2.85 0.07
Non-teaching 2.50 0.05
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 2.98 0.05
Metropolitan-small 2.00 0.07
Micropolitan 2.73 0.13
Noncore 1.70 0.23
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 1.67 0.11
100-299 2.41 0.06
300-499 2.81 0.07
500 or more 3.23 0.08

a Rates are adjusted by gender. When reporting is by gender, 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, 2004.

 

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