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Pregnancy Care

Pregnancy and childbirth care have changed significantly over the years and as a result, there is no single, universally accepted set of measures to indicate performance in this category. Our measures focus on c-section rates, maternal childbirth outcomes and complications, as well as patient satisfaction with care received.

Key

Better Than U.S. Average At or Near U.S. Average Worse Than U.S. Average No National Average
or Too Few Cases

How To Read This Report:
An explanation of the scores and how the cell coloring relates to them.

Desired Performance

This indicates if a high or low score is best for this metric. In some case the desired performance will be neutral. In this case the desired performance is neither high or low and a color rating is not assigned to the statistic of that metric..

Measures

Primary c-section rate. Neutral     23.2
Repeat c-section rate. Neutral     18.1
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section Neutral   9.7 6.8
Neonatal Mortality Low   0.38 0.195
Length of stay for vaginal birth Low   2.1 2.1
Length of stay for c-section birth. Low   3.5 3.3
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Last Updated 01/29/2010