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TABLE B-29
2003 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS

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

ITEM                                           NUMBER  PERCENT   ITEM                                              NUMBER  PERCENT
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MEDICAL RISK FACTORS FOR THIS PREGNANCY                          OBSTETRIC PROCEDURES                                             
Anemia (Hct.<30 / Hgb.<10) 163 2.5 Amniocentesis 181 2.7 Cardiac disease 40 0.6 Electronic fetal monitoring 5256 79.8 Acute or chronic lung disease 221 3.4 Induction of labor 1438 21.8 Diabetes 269 4.1 Stimulation of labor 1630 24.7 Prepregnancy 23 0.4 Tocolysis 122 1.9 Gestational 200 3.0 Ultrasound 5410 82.1 Unknown 46 0.7 Other 244 3.7 Genital herpes 91 1.4 Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 112 1.7 None 470 7.1 Hemoglobinopathy 0 0.0 Unknown 7 0.1 Hypertension, chronic 89 1.4 One only 1064 16.1 Hypertension, pregnancy-associated 320 4.9 More than one 5048 76.6 Eclampsia 16 0.2 Incompetent cervix 25 0.4 COMPLICATIONS OF LABOR AND/OR DELIVERY NUMBER PERCENT --------------------------------------------- ------ ------- Previous infant 4000+ grams 154 2.3 Previous preterm or small-for-gestational- 147 2.2 Febrile (>100 F. or 38 C.) 209 3.2 age infant Meconium, moderate/heavy 507 7.7 Renal disease 76 1.2 Premature rupture of membrane (>12 hours) 398 6.0 Rh sensitization 41 0.6 Abruptio placenta 54 0.8 Uterine bleeding 145 2.2 Placenta previa 21 0.3 Other 1143 17.4 Other excessive bleeding 126 1.9 Seizures during labor 1 <0.1 None 4200 63.7 Precipitous labor (<3 hours) 186 2.8 Unknown 7 0.1 Prolonged labor (>20 hours) 412 6.3 One only 1822 27.7 Dysfunctional labor 694 10.5 More than one 560 8.5 Breech/Malpresentation 305 4.6 Cephalopelvic disproportion 166 2.5 Cord prolapse 13 0.2 Anesthetic complications 9 0.1 Fetal distress 516 7.8 Other 671 10.2 None 3677 55.8 Unknown 10 0.2 One only 1910 29.0 More than one 992 15.1
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF RISK FACTORS.

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