Table 6_2_4-2

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 6_2_4.2
Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 cesarean deliveries, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlackAPI
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 3.50.13.90.22.90.24.30.42.90.2
Age10-14DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
15-172.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-242.50.22.90.22.20.3DSUDSU2.20.3
25-343.70.14.00.23.30.34.50.63.20.2
35-544.40.24.90.33.60.54.30.73.30.4
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)3.10.23.60.32.90.34.11.02.80.3
Second quartile3.30.23.40.33.00.52.80.83.20.4
Third quartile3.60.24.00.33.00.54.30.92.80.4
Fourth quartile (highest income)4.00.24.30.32.40.54.90.72.70.4
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan3.40.23.80.32.90.34.00.53.10.3
Large fringe metropolitan3.60.23.90.23.00.44.30.82.70.4
Medium metropolitan3.50.33.80.32.90.56.31.32.70.4
Small metropolitan3.60.54.40.62.30.5DSUDSU1.90.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)3.40.33.60.42.70.8DSUDSU2.80.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)3.80.43.90.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivate3.80.24.10.22.80.34.20.52.80.3
Medicare3.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicaid3.20.13.40.23.10.34.80.92.80.2
Other3.60.74.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge3.00.43.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSU3.30.6
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast3.70.34.00.33.10.53.10.73.30.4
Midwest4.50.34.70.43.70.4DSUDSU3.70.9
South3.10.13.40.22.60.34.50.72.60.3
West3.30.23.50.42.70.64.30.62.90.3
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit3.70.14.00.23.20.34.40.52.90.2
Private, for profit2.60.23.00.32.00.44.41.12.00.3
Public3.70.34.10.52.60.43.61.03.90.4
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching4.30.25.00.33.30.34.20.74.10.3
Nonteaching3.10.13.50.22.70.34.40.52.30.2
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan3.50.23.90.33.10.33.70.43.30.3
Large fringe metropolitan3.40.23.70.32.90.45.21.02.30.3
Medium metropolitan3.70.34.10.32.80.66.11.32.70.4
Small metropolitan3.40.64.20.71.90.5DSUDSU1.90.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)3.30.33.60.42.80.8DSUDSU2.70.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)3.10.53.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1002.80.23.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSU1.60.4
100-2993.10.13.40.22.50.34.40.62.40.2
300-4993.50.23.90.33.20.44.20.83.00.3
500 or more4.50.35.10.53.10.44.30.94.00.5

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.

 

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