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State Variations in the Rural Obstetric Workforce

Description
Illustrates the challenges affecting the obstetric workforce in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other rural hospitals having at least ten births in 2010 by analyzing data derived from a telephone survey conducted in 9 states. Includes data for each state on hospital and provider characteristics, and services provided for labor and delivery.
Author(s)
Peiyin Hung, Katy B. Kozhimannil, Michelle M. Casey, Carrie Henning-Smith, Shailendra Prasad
Date
05/2016
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Statistics and data · Colorado · Iowa · Kentucky · New York · North Carolina · Oregon · Vermont · Washington · Wisconsin