|Posted by Andie Gunter on December 16, 2011 at 1:40 PM|
Interested in knowing your hospital's cesarean rate?
The Indiana State Department of Health publishes yearly hospital discharge data. The reports include information on each hospital stay for all kinds of conditions. Although the reports are made public, they are in no way user friendly for the average person. I have gone through the data using Microsoft Access and calculated cesarean rates for each hospital in the state for 2010. I have listed the cesarean rates in an Excel file here-
*I am not including information for hospitals that had less than 5 births.
Want to lower your chance of having a cesarean? Read 10 Tips for Avoiding a First-Time Cesarean.