Childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures

Percentage of childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures 1997 and 2008

Childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures This statistic explains the percentage of childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures in 1997 and 2008. Eight percent of childbirth-related hospitalizations involved episiotomy procedures in 2008, down from 23 percent in 1997.
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Percentage of childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures 1997 and 2008

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19972008
Forceps, vacuum, and breech delivery11%7%
Episiotomy23%8%
Fetal monitoring26%23%
Artificial rupture of membranes to assist delivery20%24%
Repair of obstetric laceration30%33%
Cesarean section21%33%
Other procedures to assist delivery46%53%
19972008
Forceps, vacuum, and breech delivery11%7%
Episiotomy23%8%
Fetal monitoring26%23%
Artificial rupture of membranes to assist delivery20%24%
Repair of obstetric laceration30%33%
Cesarean section21%33%
Other procedures to assist delivery46%53%
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This statistic explains the percentage of childbirth-related hospitalizations with childbirth procedures in 1997 and 2008. Eight percent of childbirth-related hospitalizations involved episiotomy procedures in 2008, down from 23 percent in 1997.
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