Table 6_2_2-1

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_2.1
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 32.30.136.20.140.10.140.40.151.70.1
Age10-1464.74.170.54.161.53.886.93.998.23.4
15-1746.40.748.00.859.10.853.80.868.50.7
18-2430.70.235.10.238.90.237.70.248.30.2
25-3434.80.238.80.242.30.244.20.255.90.2
35-5423.50.325.90.329.70.329.20.339.50.3
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)28.80.230.50.233.10.233.50.244.50.2
Second quartile30.30.233.60.238.60.238.70.348.70.2
Third quartile33.50.339.00.343.20.343.90.353.60.3
Fourth quartile (highest income)38.20.344.00.347.40.346.90.360.00.2
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan32.00.236.70.241.20.238.20.251.80.2
Large fringe metropolitan35.50.238.90.343.10.342.70.354.80.2
Medium metropolitan29.80.336.10.339.20.342.60.352.10.3
Small metropolitan31.10.434.00.436.40.442.20.452.30.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)31.30.433.30.437.10.436.70.444.00.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)32.20.531.80.535.50.539.40.545.90.5
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance38.30.243.00.246.10.247.30.258.80.2
Medicare26.51.334.02.137.21.927.62.333.41.8
Medicaid26.00.229.10.234.00.232.10.241.50.2
Other insurance34.20.739.10.836.50.845.20.851.20.8
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge30.90.633.10.636.30.634.00.744.30.6
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast30.10.334.00.336.00.339.30.355.30.3
Midwest35.80.340.30.344.40.346.40.354.60.3
South33.00.234.90.239.30.239.10.250.60.2
West29.60.335.70.240.70.338.00.247.90.3
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit32.80.137.10.140.90.242.80.153.90.1
Private, for profit30.40.331.80.336.20.332.30.344.00.4
Public31.80.336.10.340.30.334.90.346.50.3
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching32.00.237.60.244.80.243.70.257.10.2
Nonteaching32.60.235.50.237.70.238.70.249.10.1
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan32.50.236.80.241.80.238.70.251.90.2
Large fringe metropolitan35.50.339.10.342.30.342.90.354.80.3
Medium metropolitan29.90.336.40.338.90.342.80.352.10.3
Small metropolitan32.00.433.60.437.80.443.30.453.50.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)30.90.431.70.436.90.433.90.441.30.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)30.00.830.90.830.00.736.30.743.90.7
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10030.10.431.80.433.30.436.10.444.30.4
100-29931.40.234.50.239.90.238.20.249.60.2
300-49934.80.238.80.240.70.245.60.254.40.2
500 or more31.80.237.80.343.60.340.40.356.10.3

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_2_2-1.html