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TABLE B-29
2002 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS

PREGNANCY RISK FACTORS, PROCEDURES AND COMPLICATIONS(1)
NUMBER AND PERCENT OF BIRTHS

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

Anemia (Hct.<30 / Hgb.<10)                      146       2.3       Amniocentesis                               231       3.6
Cardiac disease                                  46       0.7       Electronic fetal monitoring                4874      76.3
Acute or chronic lung disease                   204       3.2       Induction of labor                         1329      20.8
Diabetes                                        272       4.3       Stimulation of labor                       1434      22.5
  Prepregnancy                                   30       0.5       Tocolysis                                    92       1.4
  Gestational                                   199       3.1       Ultrasound                                 5075      79.5
  Unknown                                        43       0.7       Other                                       203       3.2
Genital herpes                                  121       1.9                                                                
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios                       70       1.1       None                                        491       7.7
Hemoglobinopathy                                  0       0.0       Unknown                                       4       0.1
Hypertension, chronic                            98       1.5       One only                                   1208      18.9
Hypertension, pregnancy-associated              310       4.9       More than one                              4683      73.3
Eclampsia                                        17       0.3                                                                
Incompetent cervix                               24       0.4                                                                

                                                                    COMPLICATIONS OF LABOR AND/OR DELIVERY                   
Previous infant 4000+ grams                     128       2.0                                                                
Previous preterm or small-for-gestational-      153       2.4       Febrile (>100 F. or 38 C.)                  172       2.7
age infant                                                          Meconium, moderate/heavy                    468       7.3
Renal disease                                    52       0.8       Premature rupture of membrane (>12 hours)   331       5.2
Rh sensitization                                 25       0.4       Abruptio placenta                            60       0.9
Uterine bleeding                                 93       1.5       Placenta previa                              33       0.5
Other                                           990      15.5       Other excessive bleeding                    112       1.8
                                                                    Seizures during labor                         1      <0.1
None                                           4275      66.9       Precipitous labor (<3 hours)                153       2.4
Unknown                                           5       0.1       Prolonged labor (>20 hours)                 256       4.0
One only                                       1613      25.3       Dysfunctional labor                         523       8.2
More than one                                   493       7.7       Breech/Malpresentation                      289       4.5
                                                                    Cephalopelvic disproportion                 133       2.1
                                                                    Cord prolapse                                12       0.2
                                                                    Anesthetic complications                      5       0.1
                                                                    Fetal distress                              471       7.4
                                                                    Other                                       665      10.4

                                                                    None                                       3704      58.0
                                                                    Unknown                                       7       0.1
                                                                    One only                                   1911      29.9
                                                                    More than one                               764      12.0
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF RISK FACTORS.

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