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Females with Deliveries Discharged from U.S. Hospitals in 2005

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By Jill—Unnecesarean


The National Hospital Discharge Survey has been conducted annually by the CDC since 1965, but don’t expect any current information on the CDC NHDS website.

Here is an interesting chart using 2005 data.



SOURCE: Females with Deliveries. Number and rate of females with deliveries discharged from short-stay hospitals by type of delivery, age, and geographic region: United States, 2005. PDF Version (9.8 MB)


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Reader Comments (1)

I had a hospital birth in the South that year... after looking at the chart I feel very lucky I didn't come out with a primary c/s! Eeek.

May 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
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