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TABLE B-27
2000 VERMONT HOSPITAL BIRTHS
                                               TYPE OF DELIVERY BY PLACE OF BIRTH
                                                 NUMBER OF EVENTS AND PERCENTS
                    
                                                          TYPE OF DELIVERY
                    
                                                          NUMBER OF EVENTS
                    
                                      VAGINAL AFTER    TOTAL        PRIMARY      REPEAT       TOTAL
    PLACE OF BIRTH(1)       VAGINAL     CAESAREAN     VAGINAL      CAESAREAN   CAESAREAN    CAESAREAN      UNKNOWN      TOTAL
    -----------------       -------     ---------     -------      ---------   ---------    ---------      -------      -----

    BRATTLEBORO               227           13         ( 240)         51            26        (  77)          0          317
    COPLEY                    208            4         ( 212)         27             9        (  36)          0          248
    GIFFORD MEMORIAL          202           12         ( 214)         31            13        (  44)          0          258
    NORTHWESTERN MED CTR      343           22         ( 365)         44            22        (  66)          0          431
    FAHC/MEDICAL CENTER      1716           84         (1800)        298           121        ( 419)          1         2220
    NORTH COUNTRY             168           10         ( 178)         23            13        (  36)          0          214
    PORTER                    291           11         ( 302)         33            12        (  45)          0          347
    SOUTHWESTERN  MED CTR     401           30         ( 431)         58            38        (  96)          0          527
    RUTLAND                   449           32         ( 481)         74            57        ( 131)          0          612
    SPRINGFIELD               188            4         ( 192)         21            15        (  36)          0          228
    CENTRAL VERMONT           361           15         ( 376)         39            13        (  52)          0          428
    N.E. VT. REGIONAL         203            8         ( 211)         35            19        (  54)          0          265
    GRACE COTTAGE              17            0         (  17)          0             0        (   0)          0           17

    TOTAL                    4774          245         (5019)        734           358        (1092)          1         6112


                                                            PERCENTS
                    
                             TOTAL            TOTAL                 PRIMARY          REPEAT     VAGINAL AFTER 
    PLACE OF BIRTH(1)       VAGINAL(2)     CAESAREAN(3)            CAESAREAN(4)   CAESAREAN(5)    CAESAREAN(6)
    -----------------       ----------     ------------            ------------   ------------   -------------

    BRATTLEBORO               75.7            24.3                    18.4           33.8            33.3
    COPLEY                    85.5            14.5                    11.5           25.0            30.8
    GIFFORD MEMORIAL          83.0            17.1                    13.3           29.6            48.0
    NORTHWESTERN MED CTR      84.7            15.3                    11.4           33.3            50.0
    FAHC/MEDICAL CENTER       81.1            18.9                    14.8           28.9            41.0
    NORTH COUNTRY             83.2            16.8                    12.0           36.1            43.5
    PORTER                    87.0            13.0                    10.2           26.7            47.8
    SOUTHWESTERN  MED CTR     81.8            18.2                    12.6           39.6            44.1
    RUTLAND                   78.6            21.4                    14.2           43.5            36.0
    SPRINGFIELD               84.2            15.8                    10.1           41.7            21.1
    CENTRAL VERMONT           87.9            12.2                     9.8           25.0            53.6
    N.E. VT. REGIONAL         79.6            20.4                    14.7           35.2            29.6
    GRACE COTTAGE            100.0             0.0                     0.0            0.0             0.0

    TOTAL                     82.1            17.9                    13.3           32.8            40.6
                    
    1 SEE APPENDIX A FOR COMPLETE HOSPITAL NAMES AND LOCATIONS
    2 PERCENT OF ALL BIRTHS THAT ARE VAGINAL BIRTHS
    3 PERCENT OF ALL BIRTHS THAT ARE BY CAESAREAN DELIVERY
    4 NUMBER OF PRIMARY CAESAREANS PER 100 LIVE BIRTHS TO WOMEN WHO  HAVE NOT HAD A PREVIOUS CAESAREAN
    5 PERCENT OF ALL CAESAREANS THAT ARE REPEAT CAESAREANS
    6 NUMBER OF VAGINAL BIRTHS AFTER PREVIOUS CAESAREAN DELIVERY PER 100 LIVE BIRTHS TO WOMEN WITH A PREVIOUS CAESAREAN DELIVERY

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