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Table 2.32
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   185.8 0.8 189.2 0.7
Age 10-14 173.0 16.5 206.8 15.1
15-17 146.0 3.1 156.5 3.0
18-24 155.8 1.2 157.8 1.2
25-34 220.5 1.2 225.7 1.1
35-54 153.4 1.9 149.7 1.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 140.6 3.9 153.3 4.1
$25,000-$34,999 153.6 1.8 157.5 1.8
$35,000-$44,999 177.8 1.4 172.2 1.4
$45,000 or more 204.5 1.0 210.1 1.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 187.1 1.0 197.3 1.0
Metropolitan-small 192.8 1.4 177.6 1.4
Micropolitan 165.4 2.4 179.1 2.4
Noncore 170.8 3.0 187.2 3.0
Expected payment source Private insurance 212.3 1.0 212.7 0.9
Medicare 143.1 14.9 174.1 14.1
Medicaid 144.2 1.3 149.1 1.2
Other insurance 185.8 4.9 183.7 4.6
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 160.6 4.4 184.7 4.4
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 208.1 2.1 175.6 2.1
Midwest 206.4 1.5 219.0 1.5
South 175.3 1.3 179.0 1.2
West 170.6 1.4 181.7 1.4
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 199.1 0.9 197.7 0.9
Private, for-profit 126.4 1.9 151.6 1.8
Public 179.8 2.1 193.2 2.1
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 218.5 1.4 224.9 1.3
Non-teaching 172.4 0.9 173.1 0.9
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 186.0 1.0 196.8 1.0
Metropolitan-small 195.7 1.3 180.7 1.3
Micropolitan 151.8 2.5 173.6 2.5
Noncore 172.4 4.3 181.5 4.1
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 159.4 2.2 164.5 2.1
100-299 176.4 1.1 187.5 1.1
300-499 198.5 1.4 201.5 1.4
500 or more 206.0 1.8 190.0 1.7

a Rates 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, 2003 and 2004.

 

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