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
---------------------------------------------   ------  -------   ---------------------------------------------   ------   -------
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.