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Table 2.34
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   4.36 0.24 4.20 0.30
Age 10-14 DSU DSU DSU DSU
15-17 DSU DSU 3.60 0.97
18-24 3.12 0.26 3.38 0.40
25-34 4.72 0.30 4.18 0.31
35-54 5.22 0.35 5.44 0.44
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 3.36 0.68 4.04 1.01
$25,000-$34,999 3.53 0.33 3.55 0.36
$35,000-$44,999 4.04 0.32 3.83 0.32
$45,000 or more 4.97 0.32 4.67 0.38
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 4.58 0.34 4.46 0.42
Metropolitan-small 4.25 0.41 4.29 0.55
Micropolitan 3.59 0.59 2.74 0.40
Noncore 3.81 0.61 3.21 0.53
Expected payment source Private insurance 4.94 0.31 4.60 0.37
Medicare DSU DSU DSU DSU
Medicaid 3.61 0.27 3.60 0.35
Other insurance 3.13 0.76 DSU DSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 2.88 0.66 4.95 0.92
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 5.99 0.92 5.66 1.04
Midwest 4.67 0.43 5.29 0.91
South 3.67 0.27 3.39 0.31
West 3.99 0.43 3.71 0.46
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 4.77 0.31 4.47 0.40
Private, for-profit 2.80 0.28 2.47 0.26
Public 3.93 0.51 4.85 0.72
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 6.13 0.57 6.20 0.78
Non-teaching 3.46 0.20 3.21 0.20
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 4.55 0.34 4.45 0.42
Metropolitan-small 4.34 0.41 4.16 0.55
Micropolitan 3.44 0.70 2.18 0.42
Noncore 3.15 0.94 4.59 0.86
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 3.00 0.40 3.17 0.37
100-299 4.04 0.38 3.15 0.26
300-499 4.54 0.36 4.74 0.72
500 or more 5.32 0.66 5.82 0.83

a No risk adjustment is performed for this outcome of interest.

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, 2003 and 2004.

 

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