Birth Volume and Geographic Distribution of US Hospitals with Obstetric Services from 2010 to 2018
Examines the characteristics of hospitals with obstetric services by volume of births between 2010-2018. Describes the geographic distribution, proximity to other obstetric hospitals, and metropolitan status. Presents data on birth volume by hospital characteristics, including Critical Access Hospital and Rural Referral Center designation.
Sara C. Handley, Molly Passarella, Heidi M. Herrick
JAMA Network Open, 4(10)
Access · Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data