T6_2_2_1

2011 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 traumaa per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance,b United States, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008
  20082007200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 23.70.423.80.428.50.530.00.439.20.5
Age10-1432.76.437.86.240.35.750.56.864.76.5
15-1726.01.428.31.534.31.734.61.644.92.1
18-2421.30.621.50.626.31.026.70.735.71.1
25-3426.20.725.90.730.50.733.00.842.21.0
35-5419.40.620.60.724.60.824.90.933.81.0
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)19.80.519.10.522.30.522.80.532.10.8
Second quartile22.80.522.10.527.50.628.30.636.50.7
Third quartile24.50.525.10.530.00.632.20.740.30.8
Fourth quartile (highest income)28.40.829.70.735.20.836.20.746.11.0
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan24.00.723.20.727.31.027.80.736.41.0
Large fringe metropolitan25.10.626.50.632.50.732.50.841.71.0
Medium metropolitan23.10.723.10.727.50.729.90.840.51.1
Small metropolitan20.40.821.90.825.81.131.11.141.61.4
Micropolitan23.30.822.60.827.81.029.81.036.21.4
Noncore22.01.123.61.027.11.129.21.137.71.4
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance29.30.529.80.534.40.636.30.645.70.6
Medicare17.42.417.42.326.83.519.23.620.93.3
Medicaid15.90.415.80.420.30.719.80.426.90.7
Other insurance24.01.623.21.426.91.734.11.837.62.3
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge21.31.123.71.225.51.325.21.333.71.8
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast24.81.024.10.929.10.830.70.943.81.1
Midwest24.10.724.90.728.60.831.10.941.91.1
South23.80.623.80.628.90.929.10.738.61.0
West22.50.722.50.727.10.829.20.833.50.9
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit24.40.424.20.428.30.531.60.540.50.6
Private, for profit19.90.821.41.024.80.924.71.031.71.3
Public23.30.823.91.032.21.426.11.037.11.5
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching25.40.723.50.729.91.031.00.841.61.2
Nonteaching22.70.424.00.427.80.529.30.538.00.6
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan24.20.723.70.628.00.927.90.736.31.0
Large fringe metropolitan24.60.726.00.732.10.832.70.942.61.1
Medium metropolitan23.00.723.20.727.00.729.90.840.51.1
Small metropolitan20.60.922.30.927.31.331.91.342.71.6
Micropolitan23.10.922.00.827.91.128.81.134.81.5
Noncore23.31.925.11.725.11.529.91.937.42.0
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10021.20.823.00.827.20.928.51.036.61.3
100-29922.50.523.60.528.40.628.70.638.40.9
300-49925.00.724.70.728.30.832.50.839.91.0
500 or more25.11.023.10.929.51.429.51.040.61.2

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) software, obstetric trauma must involve 3rd or 4th degree lacerations.

b. Rates are adjusted by age using U.S. hospitalizations for 2000 as the U.S. standard population. When reporting is by age, there is no adjustment.

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, modified version of 4.1.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_2_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_2_2_1.html