Posts in Nebraska
2016-2017 Nebraska Hospital Cesarean Rates

Last August I published my calculations of Nebraska hospital overall Cesarean rates for the public. I am pleased to present this year's update. Again using data provided free to the public by the Nebraska Hospital Association at NHACareCompare.com, I calculated overall hospital-level Cesarean rates for the year beginning July 2016 and ending June 2017.

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2015-2016 Nebraska Hospital Cesarean Rates

Research suggests the largest risk factor for a woman to give birth by Cesarean is not any health or demographic characteristic; it is the hospital where she goes for care. I was able to calculate hospital-level Cesarean rates for every hospital in the state of Nebraska that provides maternity care, and have provided them for you here.

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Birthing in Nebraska

Making an informed decision on where to have your baby to get the best health outcomes is nearly impossible. It is far easier finding information on strollers than it is to find hospital-level statistics on childbirth practices and outcomes! Here is my experience finding hospital-level statistics on childbirth in Nebraska.

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