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TABLE B-27
1999 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               229           8        ( 237)         42           27      (  69)       0       306
COPLEY                    186          11        ( 197)         22           16      (  38)       0       235
GIFFORD MEMORIAL          204          14        ( 218)         23            9      (  32)       0       250
NORTHWESTERN MED CTR      418          13        ( 431)         34           22      (  56)       0       487
FAHC/MEDICAL CENTER      1832          48        (1880)        273           94      ( 367)       0      2247
NORTH COUNTRY             143          15        ( 158)         28           12      (  40)       0       198
PORTER                    289          11        ( 300)         42           17      (  59)       0       359
SOUTHWESTERN  MED CTR     310          26        ( 336)         40           30      (  70)       0       406
RUTLAND                   445          25        ( 470)         66           53      ( 119)       0       589
SPRINGFIELD               186           5        ( 191)         31           12      (  43)       0       234
CENTRAL VERMONT           412          21        ( 433)         39           19      (  58)       0       491
N.E. VT. REGIONAL         167           2        ( 169)         33           22      (  55)       0       224
GRACE COTTAGE              19           0        (  19)          0            0      (   0)       0        19

TOTAL                    4840         199        (5039)        673          333      (1006)       0      6045

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

    BRATTLEBORO               77.5            22.6                    15.5           39.1            22.9
    COPLEY                    83.8            16.2                    10.6           42.1            40.7
    GIFFORD MEMORIAL          87.2            12.8                    10.1           28.1            60.9
    NORTHWESTERN MED CTR      88.5            11.5                     7.5           39.3            37.1
    FAHC/MEDICAL CENTER       83.7            16.3                    13.0           25.6            33.8
    NORTH COUNTRY             79.8            20.2                    16.4           30.0            55.6
    PORTER                    83.6            16.4                    12.7           28.8            39.3
    SOUTHWESTERN  MED CTR     82.8            17.2                    11.4           42.9            46.4
    RUTLAND                   79.8            20.2                    12.9           44.5            32.1
    SPRINGFIELD               81.6            18.4                    14.3           27.9            29.4
    CENTRAL VERMONT           88.2            11.8                     8.7           32.8            52.5
    N.E. VT. REGIONAL         75.5            24.6                    16.5           40.0             8.3
    GRACE COTTAGE            100.0             0.0                     0.0            0.0             0.0

    TOTAL                     83.4            16.6                    12.2           33.1            37.4
                    
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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