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TABLE B-29
2000 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS

                                                 PREGNANCY RISK FACTORS, PROCEDURES AND COMPLICATIONS*
                                                           NUMBER AND PERCENT OF BIRTHS


               ITEM                              NUMBER    PERCENT                  ITEM                         NUMBER    PERCENT
-------------------------------------------      ------    -------     ----------------------------------------  ------    -------
MEDICAL RISK FACTORS FOR THIS PREGNANCY                                OBSTETRIC PROCEDURES

Anemia (Hct.<30 / Hgb.<10)                         131       2.0       Amniocentesis                               357       5.5
Cardiac disease                                     26       0.4       Electronic fetal monitoring                4931      75.9
Acute or chronic lung disease                      138       2.1       Induction of labor                         1278      19.7
Diabetes                                           216       3.3       Stimulation of labor                       1959      30.1
 Prepregnancy                                       32       0.5       Tocolysis                                   117       1.8
 Gestational                                       156       2.4       Ultrasound                                 5286      81.3
 Unknown                                            28       0.4       Other                                       216       3.3
Genital herpes                                      97       1.5
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios                          78       1.2       None                                        424       6.5
Hemoglobinopathy                                     3       0.1       Unknown                                      37       0.6
Hypertension, chronic                               64       1.0       One only                                   1230      18.9
Hypertension, pregnancy-associated                 257       4.0       More than one                              4810      74.0
Eclampsia                                           10       0.2
Incompetent cervix                                  26       0.4       COMPLICATIONS OF LABOR AND/OR DELIVERY
Previous infant 4000+ grams                         83       1.3
Previous preterm or small-for-gestational-         148       2.3       Febrile (>100 F. or 38 C.)                  136       2.1
 age infant                                                            Meconium, moderate/heavy                    664      10.2
Renal disease                                      105       1.6       Premature rupture of membrane (>12 hours)   336       5.2
Rh sensitization                                    16       0.3       Abruptio placenta                            63       1.0
Uterine bleeding                                   148       2.3       Placenta previa                              38       0.6
Other                                              806      12.4       Other excessive bleeding                    115       1.8
                                                                       Seizures during labor                         3       0.1
None                                              4554      70.1       Precipitous labor (<3 hours)                129       2.0
Unknown                                             46       0.7       Prolonged labor (>20 hours)                 474       7.3
One only                                          1545      23.8       Dysfunctional labor                         540       8.3
More than one                                      356       5.5       Breech/Malpresentation                      232       3.6
                                                                       Cephalopelvic disproportion                  75       1.2
                                                                       Cord prolapse                                19       0.3
                                                                       Anesthetic complications                      1      <0.1
                                                                       Fetal distress                              381       5.9
                                                                       Other                                       620       9.5

                                                                       None                                       3771      58.0
                                                                       Unknown                                      42       0.7
                                                                       One only                                   1864      28.7
                                                                       More than one                               824      12.7
 
* THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF RISK FACTORS.


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