TABLE B-29
2004 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)                      165       2.5       Amniocentesis                               160       2.4
Cardiac disease                                  35       0.5       Electronic fetal monitoring                4941      74.9
Acute or chronic lung disease                   412       6.3       Induction of labor                         1384      21.0
Diabetes                                        249       3.8       Stimulation of labor                       1206      18.3
 Prepregnancy                                    39       0.6       Tocolysis                                   112       1.7
 Gestational                                    188       2.9       Ultrasound                                 5175      78.4
 Unknown                                         22       0.3       Other                                       544       8.2
Genital herpes                                  163       2.5                                                                
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios                      138       2.1       None                                        553       8.4
Hemoglobinopathy                                  1      <0.1       Unknown                                      51       0.8
Hypertension, chronic                            79       1.2       One only                                   1182      17.9
Hypertension, pregnancy-associated              317       4.8       More than one                              4811      72.9
Eclampsia                                        11       0.2                                                                
Incompetent cervix                               21       0.3                                                                
                                                                    COMPLICATIONS OF LABOR AND/OR DELIVERY

Previous infant 4000+ grams                     140       2.1                                                                
Previous preterm or small-for-gestational-      113       1.7       Febrile (>100 F. or 38 C.)                  150       2.3
 age infant                                                         Meconium, moderate/heavy                    482       7.3
Renal disease                                    66       1.0       Premature rupture of membrane (>12 hours)   490       7.4
Rh sensitization                                 39       0.6       Abruptio placenta                            34       0.5
Uterine bleeding                                190       2.9       Placenta previa                              14       0.2
Other                                          1394      21.1       Other excessive bleeding                    142       2.2
                                                                    Seizures during labor                         2      <0.1
None                                           3902      59.2       Precipitous labor (<3 hours)                150       2.3
Unknown                                          13       0.2       Prolonged labor (>20 hours)                 182       2.8
One only                                       1983      30.1       Dysfunctional labor                         879      13.3
More than one                                   699      10.6       Breech/Malpresentation                      280       4.2
                                                                    Cephalopelvic disproportion                  82       1.2
                                                                    Cord prolapse                                10       0.2
                                                                    Anesthetic complications                     46       0.7
                                                                    Fetal distress                              766      11.6
                                                                    Other                                       802      12.2

                                                                    None                                       3563      54.0
                                                                    Unknown                                      11       0.2
                                                                    One only                                   1978      30.0
                                                                    More than one                              1045      15.8
(1) THERE MAY BE INCONSISTENCIES AMONG HOSPITALS IN THE REPORTING OF RISK FACTORS.