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Table 6_2_3-2

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_2_3.2
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 143.00.8154.
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)121.41.4135.
Second quartile134.61.7145.
Third quartile149.81.6160.12.1108.35.3198.86.0114.73.7
Fourth quartile (highest income)172.31.6173.32.1110.36.8205.54.3144.34.6
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan134.81.4154.52.496.03.6183.83.9110.52.4
Large fringe metropolitan156.21.6163.82.1102.54.3210.86.2134.64.4
Medium metropolitan150.61.9164.72.583.86.1253.17.4107.54.0
Small metropolitan144.42.5149.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)129.12.4134.72.874.87.7180.516.2114.46.9
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)136.53.0143.63.473.210.0180.932.8130.69.4
Expected payment sourcePrivate168.21.1174.21.399.54.0212.43.5124.03.4
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge147.34.1139.27.5113.714.5187.413.7144.86.0
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast148.72.2151.72.8109.47.3194.07.2122.05.5
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit149.10.9158.
Private, for profit115.21.9140.22.862.85.6152.08.690.23.3
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching155.01.5165.72.3100.43.7205.44.4140.03.3
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan138.91.3159.
Large fringe metropolitan149.81.7156.
Medium metropolitan152.91.8166.02.481.56.0260.57.3112.63.9
Small metropolitan145.52.4152.72.995.46.9264.314.7121.06.1
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)124.62.4130.22.871.17.5177.916.6111.16.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)140.44.1148.24.777.815.0132.736.5131.712.6
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100126.02.1132.02.577.28.0165.211.0102.95.1
500 or more154.71.8168.52.698.04.5208.96.2135.03.9

a Rates are adjusted by age and comorbidities. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is only by comorbidities.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2007, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 26 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_3-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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