Table T2_6_2_1-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_6_2_1.1
Birth traumaa - injury to newborn per 1,000 live births,b United States, 2004–2009
  200920082007200620052004
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 2.190.102.300.142.200.092.160.082.450.132.690.20
GenderMale2.300.122.470.162.390.122.310.112.680.152.910.21
Female2.080.112.110.132.010.101.990.092.220.132.460.20
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)2.160.162.210.201.940.142.160.142.400.172.480.27
Second quartile2.350.162.370.172.230.142.280.142.260.152.330.18
Third quartile2.220.142.350.162.170.132.110.122.480.162.780.25
Fourth quartile (highest income)2.030.152.250.202.530.152.050.142.690.283.160.31
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan1.960.152.290.281.860.131.950.132.300.152.780.34
Large fringe metropolitan2.130.172.490.252.440.162.000.142.930.363.180.34
Medium metropolitan1.990.212.040.162.380.252.360.202.500.292.300.23
Small metropolitan2.640.381.930.212.440.322.230.212.040.221.980.25
Micropolitan2.860.282.470.222.140.222.440.241.950.222.870.57
Nonmetropolitan2.730.312.610.282.480.362.680.342.730.432.310.42
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance2.240.132.250.142.370.112.060.102.470.182.920.26
Medicaid2.150.112.310.152.030.112.280.122.420.142.390.18
Other insurance2.700.401.670.291.990.372.440.422.250.383.180.54
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge2.000.34DSUDSU2.100.251.890.232.690.402.360.31
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast2.310.272.440.382.460.232.710.262.590.283.270.49
Midwest2.120.192.150.172.240.202.100.162.190.182.310.24
South2.420.192.540.302.170.142.100.142.750.282.880.37
West1.780.152.000.162.050.211.940.142.090.162.340.41
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit2.230.132.210.132.340.122.210.102.570.173.030.25
Private, for profit1.860.211.760.151.660.131.620.152.030.181.620.19
Public2.320.233.160.572.030.222.410.272.360.211.950.48
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching2.230.202.350.302.350.172.460.162.920.262.890.36
Nonteaching2.170.122.270.132.120.112.000.102.230.142.590.23
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan1.950.152.370.281.950.142.030.142.330.153.110.40
Large fringe metropolitan2.230.222.380.302.400.211.890.173.070.452.740.36
Medium metropolitan2.040.232.080.162.390.242.350.202.490.282.150.24
Small metropolitan2.750.401.950.222.430.372.320.211.800.242.210.32
Micropolitan2.530.312.470.262.090.242.340.291.950.352.810.79
Nonmetropolitan3.320.512.810.523.050.713.040.673.420.791.910.57
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1002.170.202.140.202.380.232.130.222.340.251.770.21
100–2992.330.192.230.152.160.172.150.142.300.182.470.25
300–4992.090.182.010.212.030.132.160.172.570.332.850.35
500 or more2.100.202.910.472.400.212.170.162.670.263.400.61

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Indicators software, newborns weighing less than 2,000 grams and newborns with injury to brachial plexus or with osteogenesis imperfecta are excluded.

b Rates are observed rates and are not adjusted for gender or severity. Rates prior to 2004 are not reported because of International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9-CM) coding changes.

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 4.1.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_2_1-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/6_maternalchildhealth/T2_6_2_1-1.html