Table T2_6_2_2-4

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_2.4
Obstetric traumaa per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance,b by income, United States, 2000–2009
    Median income of patient's ZIP Code
  TotalFirst quartile (lowest income)Second quartileThird quartileFourth quartile (highest income)
Data year RateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Data year200922.20.418.10.520.60.524.10.626.10.7
 200823.70.419.80.522.80.524.50.528.40.8
 200723.80.419.10.522.10.525.10.529.70.7
 200625.60.419.90.523.60.527.60.532.50.7
 200528.50.522.30.527.50.630.00.635.20.8
 200430.00.422.80.528.30.632.20.736.20.7
 200332.10.525.30.629.60.733.00.640.91.0
 200233.60.526.60.631.60.735.60.740.61.0
 200135.30.527.40.733.50.836.40.742.50.8
 200039.20.532.10.836.50.740.30.846.11.0

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

b Rates are adjusted by age using U.S. hospitalizations for 2000 as the standard population.

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 4.1.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_2_2-4: 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_2-4.html