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Alabama

Website: www.adph.org 
Department Title: Alabama Department of Health Center for Health Statistics 
Name: Albert Woolbright   Phone: 334-206-2694  Email:  
Address: RSA Tower, 201 Monroe Street, Suite 1150, P.O. Box 5625, Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5625 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Births by Method of Delivery:Table of Vaginal births, Vbac, Primary and Repeat C-section Rates.by county and hospital, Obstetric Procedures and rates by type of Procedure and race of mother 
How to obtain the information: Home Page to content page to Statistics to Pregnancy/Birth to General or Publications

URL: http://www.adph.org/healthstats/index.asp?id=1513

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Alaska

Website: www.hss.state.ak.us 
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Department Title: Vital Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 907-465-3391  Email:  
Address: 5441 Commercial Blvd., Juneau, Alaska 99801 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Method of Delivery such as vaginal, vbac, primary and repeat c-sections by census area or borough 
How to obtain the information: Click on public health, then vital statistics, then data & statistics, then birth data/method of delivery/statewide 1990-2006

URL: http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/bvs/birth_statistics/Method_of_Delivery_Census/frame.html

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Arizona

Website: www.azdhs.gov 
Department Title: ADHS Bureau of Public Health Statistics, Health Status and Vital Statistics Section 
Name: Christopher Mrela   Phone: 602-542-2955  Email:  
Address: 150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 550, Phoenix, Arizona 85007-3248 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Obstetric procedures and method of delivery by mother's county of residence 
How to obtain the information: Click vital statistics, then statistics for births, then 2006 county data tables, then 5B-26

URL: http://www.azdhs.gov/plan/report/ahs/ahs2006/pdf/5b26.pdf  

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Arkansas

Website: www.healthyarkansas.com 
Department Title: Department of Health 
Name: John Senner   Phone: 501-661-2497  Email:  
Address: 4815 West Markam, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 
Last Year Data Available: 2002  
Available Information: Selected live birth characteristics by race of mother. This includes place of birth, attendant at birth, and method of delivery(vaginal, VBAC, primary and repeat c-sections) 
How to obtain the information: Click on data & research, then maternal & child health/statistics

URL: http://www.healthyarkansas.com/data/data.html 

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California

Website: www.dhs.ca.gov 
Department Title: Center for Health Statistics, Office of Health Information & Research 
Name: Open Position   Phone: 916-552-8095  Email:  
Address: MS 5103, Building 174, P.O. Box 997410, Sacramento, California 95899-7410 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Total live births and method of delivery (vaginal, VBAC, primary and repeat c-sections) totals and percents categorized by county. Live Births by Place of Delivery, Cali counties and Selected City Health Depts. 
How to obtain the information: Click on Dept.  Of Health Care Services, Click on Data & Statistics, Click on Birth Statistics 

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Colorado

Website: www.cdphe.state.co.us 
Department Title: Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Health Statistics 
Name: Mary Chase   Phone: 303-692-2167  Email: mary.chase@state.co.us OR health.statistics@state.co.us 
Address: 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, Colorado 80246-1530 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Total number of vaginal, VBAC, primary and repeat c-sections for Colorado from 2004- There seems to be newer info (2006) but you cannot access it online 
How to obtain the information: Click on health a to z, then health statistics, then vital statistics, then 2006 data

URL: http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/vs/2006/Colorado_2006.pdf

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Connecticut

Website: www.ct.gov/dph/site/default.asp 
Department Title: Health Information Systems and Reporting Division 
Name: Federico Amadeo   Phone: 860-509-7120  Email:
federico.amadeo@po.state.ct.us 
Address: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 6134 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: There is no pertinent information available on the website. 
How to obtain the information: Contact state office by phone or email to obtain numbers for method of delivery, place of birth and attendant at birth

State does not provide data on obstetric procedures on their Health Information Systems and Reporting Division website

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Delaware

Website: www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss 
Department Title: Division of Public Health 
Name: Jaime Rivera, MD, FAAP Director   Phone: 302-744-4700  Email:  
Address: 417 Federal Street, Jesse Cooper Building, Dover, Delaware 19901 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Number and percent of live births by vaginal and c-sections categorized by the mother's race. Total deliveries, cesarean sections and cesarean section rates for Delaware's general hospitals-Also there is the rate of Live Births by Cesarean Section for the U.S. 50 States as well as the percentage 
How to obtain the information: Click on health info & statistics, then vital statistics report, then Delaware vital statistics annual report-2005, then live births, pg. 69

URL: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/hp/files/lb05.pdf

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Florida

Website: www.doh.state.fl.us/ 
Department Title: Office of Vital Statistics 
Name: Vickie Marr or Gary Sannment   Phone: 904-359-6900 x. 1052 OR 1053  Email:  
Address: P.O. Box 210, Jackson, Florida 32231-0042 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Birth Facility Type by County, Mother's Race, etc. Birth Attendant by County, Mother's Race, etc. Method of Delivery (Cesarean, Primary or Repeat, Vaginal or VBAC) 
How to obtain the information: Click on A-Z Services, Click on CHARTS, Click on Florida births

URL: http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/BirthQuery.aspx

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Georgia

Website: www.health.state.ga.us/ 
Department Title: Office of Health Information and Policy 
Name: Colin Smith   Phone: 404-657-6320  Email:
gdphinfo@dhr.state.ga.us 
Address: Two Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3186 
Last Year Data Available:   
Available Information: Couldn't find any information 
How to obtain the information: none known

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Hawaii

Website: www.hawaii.gov/health/ 
Department Title: Office of Health Status Monitoring 
Name: Chiyome Fukino, MD, Director of Health   Phone: 808-586-4733  Email:  
Address: P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, Hawaii 96801 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Number of live births by Facility and Ethnicity of the Child 
How to obtain the information: Click on Health Stats, Click on Vital Stats, Click on 2005 Vital Stats, Click on Births

URL: http://hawaii.gov/health/statistics/vital-statistics/vr_06/index.html

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Idaho

Website: www.idahohealth.org 
Department Title: Idaho Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 208-334-5977  Email:  
Address: 450 West State Street, 1st Floor, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, Idaho 83720-0036 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Method of delivery (vaginal, VBAC, primary and repeat c-sections) by district of residence and mother's age. Characteristics of labor and delivery including Epidural, Induction, Augmentation,  and Antibiotics. Birth Attendant by County, Facility by County 
How to obtain the information: Click on Idaho vital statistics, then vital statistics annual report 2006

URL: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3457/DesktopDefault.aspx

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Illinois

Website: www.idph.state.il.us 
Department Title: Division of Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 217-785-1064  Email:  
Address: 535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, Illinios 62761 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Live births by race, sex, facility, attendant age and marital status of the mother.  They use PRAMS for more specific info but this still does not cover intervention natality stats. 
How to obtain the information: Click on health statistics, then county vital statistic tables/2004, then page 99 (all counties 2004 data listed on separate pages)

URL: http://www.idph.state.il.us/pdf/2002_Vital_Statistics_Illinois.pdf 

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Indiana

Website: www.in.gov/isdh/ 
Department Title: Indiana State Department of Health/ Epidemiology Resource Center (ERC) 
Name: Jon E. Lewis-ERC Director   Phone: 317-233-1325  Email: data-analysis@isdh.IN.gov 
Address: 2 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Percent of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Race of Mother 
How to obtain the information: Click on Health Info, Data & Statistics, Natality, Click 2006, Figure 6

URL: http://www.in.gov/isdh/reports/natality/2006/index.htm 

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Iowa

Website: www.idph.state.ia.us 
Department Title: Bureau of Health Statistics Research 
Name: Jill France-Bureau Chief   Phone: 515-281-4944  Email: jfrance@idph.state.ia.us 
Address: 321 E. 12th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Couldn't find much on vbac rates, cesarean rates, etc., found charts on live births by counties and tables on live births-Emailed Jill France for more information 
How to obtain the information: Click on A-Z Index, then vital records, then vital statistics of Iowa 2006

URL: http://www.idph.state.ia.us/apl/common/pdf/health_statistics/2006/vital_stats_2006.pdf 

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Kansas

Website: www.kdheks.gov 
Department Title: Office of Health Assessment 
Name: Greg Crawford-Chef Vital Statistics Analyst   Phone: 785-296-1531  Email: kansas.health.statistics@kdhe.state.ks.us 
Address: Curtis State Office Building- 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 130, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1354 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Nothing on vbac rates, cesarean rates, etc. found tables on live births broken down into different categories-Emailed website for more information 
How to obtain the information: Click on Health, then vital statistics, then information on health care data & statistics, then annual summary of vital statistics, then statistics of 2006

URL: http://www.kdheks.gov/hci/as/2006/AS2006.html 

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Kentucky

Website: www.chfs.ky.gov 
Department Title: Office of Vital Statistics 
Name:    Phone:   Email:  
Address: 275 E. Main Street 1EA, Frankfurt, Kentucky 502-564-4212 
Last Year Data Available:   
Available Information: Called and left a message asking for more information 
How to obtain the information:

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Louisiana

Website: www.dhh.state.la.us 
Department Title: Louisiana Office of Public Health, State Center for Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 225-342-9500  Email:  
Address: 628 N. 4th Street, P.O. Box 629, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802 
Last Year Data Available: 2002  
Available Information: Delivery characteristics such as medical procedures, complications, and facilities by maternal age and race; percent of live births by cesarean delivery by maternal age and race; number of deliveries by method of delivery such as vaginal, vbac, etc. by maternal age and race- Could not access website (Kelly) 
How to obtain the information: Click on health topics, then vital records/Louisiana, then center for health statistics, then 2003 vital statistics report

URL: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/miscdocs/docs275/recordsstatistics/statistics/vitalstatistics/docs/annualreports/Vital%20Statistics%20Report%202003_Whole%20Book.pdf

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Maine

Website: www.maine.gov/dhhs 
Department Title: Maine Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 207-287-5500  Email: Maine.ODRVS@maine.gov 
Address: 244 Water Street, 11 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0011 
Last Year Data Available: 1999  
Available Information: Method of Delivery by State, Obstetric Procedures including Amniocentesis, Electric Fetal Monitoring, Induced Labor, Tocolysis, Ultrasound, Cesarean Rates by Birth Site, Birth Site-Home or Different Hospitals 
How to obtain the information: Click on Data/Reports, On Vital Records Reports, on Vital Records Data, 1997,98 and 99 Live Births, on 1999

URL: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/bohodr/datapage.htm

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Maryland

Website: www.dhmh.state.md.us 
Department Title: Division of Health Statistics/Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 
Name:    Phone: 410-767-5950  Email:  
Address: 201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Cesarean delivery rate by political subdivision; selected natality characteristics by maternal race and Hispanic origin; births by method of delivery such as vbac, vaginal, etc. categorized by age, race, and Hispanic origin 
How to obtain the information: Click on Life Events, Vital Stats, Annual Vital Stats Reports, Maryland Annual Vital Stats 2005, Natality

URL: http://www.vsa.state.md.us/doc/06annual.pdf 

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Massachusetts

Website: www.mass.gov/dph 
Department Title: Division of Research and Epidemiology-Center for Health Information Research and Evaluation 
Name:    Phone: 617-740-2670  Email:  
Address: 250 Washington Street 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 2108 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: There was a lot of detailed information, very good website.  Cesarean rates, vbac rates, etc. all by licensed maternity facilities.-Hospitals with highest Cesarean rates vs. those with the lowest, compared to the national percents,  Primary C-Sections, repeats and VBAC rates by hospital 
How to obtain the information: Click on publication and statistics, then health stats, research and evaluation/Massachusetts birth data, then 2004 Chapters 5-8

URL: http://www.mass.gov/Eeohhs2/docs/dph/research_epi/birth_report_2006.pdf 

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Michigan

Website: www.michigan.gov/mdch 
Department Title: Michigan Department of Community Health 
Name:    Phone: 517-335-8715  Email:  
Address: 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, Michigan 48909 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Live births by method of delivery by race and ancestry of mother including vbac rates, vaginal rates, c-section rates, etc.; birth trends by county, Obstetric Procedures by Race/Ancestry including Vacuum and use of Forceps 
How to obtain the information: Click on statistics and reports, then vital statistics, then natality & pregnancy(select your community for natality trends)

URL: http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/pha/osr/index.asp?id=2 

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Minnesota

Website: www.health.state.mn.us 
Department Title: Minnesota Department of Health/Center for Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 651-201-3504  Email: healthstats@health.state.mn.us 
Address: Golden Rule Building 3rd Fl, 85 East Seventh Place, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0882 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Obstetric procedures including fetal monitoring and ultrasound, method of delivery -C Section rates (1st time and repeat) by state and county 
How to obtain the information: Click on health data & statistics, then Minnesota county health tables, 2006 Minnesota County health tables, natality

URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/countytables/profiles2007/bbirth06.pdf 

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Mississippi

Website: www.msdh.state.ms.us 
Department Title: Mississippi Department of Health 
Name:    Phone: 601-576-7400  Email:  
Address: 570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Method of Delivery by state and race (white or non-white) including Vaginal (VBAC, Forceps, Vacuum) C-section (primary or repeat). Obstetric procedures by state and race (white or non-white) including Labor Induction, tocolysis, Amniocentesis, Fetal Monitoring, Ultrasound, and Stimulation. 
How to obtain the information: Click on vital records & statistics, then health statistics, then latest complete vital statistics reporting, then vital stats/Mississippi 2004

URL: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/phs/stat2006.htm

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Missouri

Website: www.dhss.mo.gov 
Department Title: Bureau of Health Informatics 
Name:    Phone: 573-751-6272  Email: info@dhss.mo.gov 
Address: P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0570 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Resident live births by method of delivery including vaginal (VBAC, Vacuum, Low Forceps, Mid to High Forceps) C-Section (Primary Elective, Primary Emergency, Repeat). On the website you can create tables that display the method of delivery rates and numbers broken down by counties such as c-section and vbac rates. Obstetric Procedures including Fetal Monitoring, Amniocentesis, Labor Induction, Stimulation, Tocolysis, Ultrasound, Chorionic Villus Sampling 
How to obtain the information: Click on data, surveillance systems & statistical reports, then vital statistics(2004) or MICA(make a table)

URL: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS06/Preface.pdf 

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Montana

Website: www.dphhs.mt.gov 
Department Title: Office of Vital Statistics 
Name: Bruce Schwartz, Statistical Information Research Specialist   Phone: 444-2685  Email: bschwartz@mt.gov 
Address: 111 N. Sanders, Room 205, Helena, Montana 59604 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Frequency and percent of live births by age of mother and method of delivery(vaginal, vbac, primary and repeat c-section). Place of Birth by County-Numbers (Hospital, out of Hospital) 
How to obtain the information: Click on vital records & statistics, then statistical information, then statistical tables on vital events, then vital stats 2004 report, then table of contents, then natality/method of delivery

URL: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/statisticalinformation/vitalstats/2006report/2006report.shtml 

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Nebraska

Website: www.hhs.state.ne.us 
Department Title: Department of Health and Human Services 
Name:    Phone: 402-471-3121  Email:  
Address: P.O Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Nebraska births by method of delivery, Vaginal (VBAC, Forceps, Vacuum) C-Section (Primary, repeat). Obstetric Procedures including Amniocentesis, Elec. Fetal Monitoring, Stimulation, Labor Induction, Ultrasound 
How to obtain the information: Click on Statistics and Reports, then vital statistics, then birth tables

URL: http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/ced/vs.htm#Births 

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Nevada

Website: www.health.nv.gov 
Department Title: Bureau of Health Planning and Statistics 
Name: Alicia Hansen-Chief Biostatistician   Phone: 775-684-4242 x. 4161  Email: ahansen@health.nv.gov 
Address: 4150 Technology Way Suite 104, Carson City, Nevada 89706 
Last Year Data Available: 2003  
Available Information: Method of Delivery by County, Vaginal (VBAC, Forceps, Vacuum) C-Section (Primary and Repeat) 
How to obtain the information: Under Frequent Visits, Click on Interactive Health Database, Reports from the Center of Health Data and Research, 2003 Vital Stats Report

URL: http://health.nv.gov/docs/vs0104.pdf 

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New Hampshire

Website: www.dhhs.state.nh.us 
Department Title: Health Statistics & Data Management 
Name:    Phone: 603-271-4477  Email: healthstats@dhhs.state.nh.us 
Address: 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire O3301 
Last Year Data Available: 2000  
Available Information: Total number of births by location of delivery; method of delivery of birth occurrences in New Hampshire (vbac, vaginal, repeat and primary c-section percentages). Comparison of VBAC rates in NH to national rates 
How to obtain the information: Click on publications & events, then data-statistical report, then health stats & data management

URL: http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/HSDM/LIBRARY/Data-Statistical+Report/default.htm 

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New Jersey

Website: www.state.nj.us/health 
Department Title: Center for Health Statistics 
Name: Katherine Hempstead-Director   Phone: 609-984-6702  Email: chs@doh.state.nj.us 
Address: P.O Box 360, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0360 
Last Year Data Available: 0  
Available Information: C-Section rates by hospital (numbers and percents) and by age and race of mother. Number of CNMs attending at the hospitals, Comparisons between different practitioners across the state, VBAC rates for the  year. Births by Attendant (MD, DO, CNM, other Midwife) Births by episiotomy status (numbers and percents) Births by Obstetric Procedures and age and race of the mother including Elec. Fetal monitoring, Stimulation, Ultrasound, Tocolysis, and Labor Induction 
How to obtain the information: Click on health topics A-Z, then birth statistics, then NJ health statistics, then births 2003

URL: http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/nat93.pdf 

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New Mexico

Website: www.health.state.nm.us 
Department Title: The State Center for Health Statistics @ the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 505-827-0141  Email:  
Address: 1190 South Saint Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Obstetric Procedures by Age of Mother including Amniocentesis, Elec. Fetal Monitoring, Ultrasound, Stimulation and Labor Induction. Facility and Attendant at birth by Name of Facility (Birthing Center, Home, Hospital) (MD, DO, CNM, Licensed Midwife, R.N). Method of Delivery by county of residence, age and race of mother C-Section and Vaginal (VBAC) 
How to obtain the information: Click on health data

URL: http://www.health.state.nm.us/epi/hdata.html 

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New York

Website: www.health.state.ny.us 
Department Title: New York State Department of Health 
Name: Brian Scott, Director of Information Systems & Health Statistics   Phone: 518-474-8373  Email:  
Address: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Live births by method of delivery and resident county (vaginal, vbac, primary and repeat c-sections), can also find vaginal and cesarean information categorized . by hospital. Attendant at birth (Physician or Certified midwife) 
How to obtain the information: Click on statistics and data, then vital statistics, then 2004 tables, then table 14 or Click on hospital profiles, then select a county, then click on each hospital

URL: http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/vital_statistics/2006/

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North Carolina

Website: www.dhhs.state.nc.us 
Department Title: State Center for Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 919-733-4728  Email:
SCHS.Info@ncmail.net 
Address: 222 North Dawson Street, Cotton Classing Building, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-1392 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Obstetric Procedures by Birth Weight including Amniocentesis, Elec. Fetal Monitoring, Ultrasound, Stimulation, and Labor Induction. Method of Delivery by Birth Weight and by Race: Vaginal (Forceps, Vacuum) C-Section (Primary, Repeat) 
How to obtain the information: Click on topic index, then births, NC statistical information, then basic automated birth yearbook 2005

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North Dakota

Website: www.health.state.nd.us 
Department Title: Division of Vital Records 
Name: Carmell Barth   Phone: 701-328- 2303  Email: vitalrec@state.nd.us 
Address: 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0200 
Last Year Data Available: 0  
Available Information: Annual cesarean section report. Primary and repeat c-sections and vbac rates categorized by facility of occurrence. 
How to obtain the information: Click on health data resources, then data resources, then vital statistics-North Dakota, then publications, then c-section report 2005

URL: http://ndhealth.gov/vital/pubs/csec2006.pdf

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Ohio

Website: www.odh.state.oh.us 
Department Title: Center for Vital and Health Statistics 
Name:    Phone: 614-644-8507  Email:
wadmin@odh.ohio.gov 
Address: 246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: This website is very good! Has delivery reports for each hospital including primary and repeat c-sections. Also has a vbac section report for each hospital. 
How to obtain the information: Click on health statistics, then health care providers & services, then health care service reports, then 2005 vbacs or 2005 deliveries

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Oklahoma

Website: www.health.state.ok.us 
Department Title: Oklahoma State Department of Health 
Name: Derek Pate   Phone: 405-271-6225  Email:
derekp@health.ok.gov 
Address: 1000 NE 10th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Method of Delivery (numbers and percents by age of mother) Vaginal (VBAC) C-Section (Primary and Repeat) 
How to obtain the information: Click on Data and Publications, Vital Statistics-Birth, You can then click on Birth Stats and make tables regarding info you need

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Oregon

Website: www.ohd.hr.state.or.us 
Department Title: Center for Health Statistics Vital Records 
Name: Chris Bushore   Phone: 971-673-1146  Email:
dhs.info@state.or.us 
Address: P.O. Box 14050, Portland, Oregon 97293-0050 
Last Year Data Available:   
Available Information: The website wasn't working 
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Pennsylvania

Website: www.health.state.pa.us 
Department Title: Bureau of Health Statistics Research 
Name:    Phone: 717-783-2548  Email: webmaster@health.state.pa.us 
Address: 7th and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Live births by county, hospital, and method of delivery :Vaginal (VBAC) and Cesarean (Primary and Repeat) 
How to obtain the information: Click on health statistics, then vital statistics, then birth & death statistics, 1990-2004, then method of delivery or c-sections by hospital and county

URL: http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/VitalFiche/Birth/2006/BRX004P_06.pdf

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Rhode Island

Website: www.health.state.ri.us/ 
Department Title: Division of Vital Records 
Name: Bill (He wouldn't give his last name but I think its Smith)   Phone: 401-222-6052  Email:
library@health.ri.gov 
Address: 3 Capitol Hill room 101, Providence, Rhode Island 02908-5097 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Method of Delivery C-Sections (Primary and Repeat) Vaginal (Forceps and Vacuum) by total number in the state, Obstetric Procedures including Labor Induction by total number in the state 
How to obtain the information: I could not access this info on the website so I emailed the contact person and he sent them to me via email. 

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South Carolina

Website: www.scdhec.gov 
Department Title: Department of Health and Environmental Control 
Name:   
Phone: 803-898-3630  Email: glovermh@dhec.sc.gov 
Address: 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Primary and repeat c-sections, vbac, and vaginal delivery numbers and rates by county. 
How to obtain the information: Click on A to Z subject listing, then public health statistics and information services, then scan, then births, then create a table

URL: http://scangis.dhec.sc.gov/scan/bdp/tables/birthtable.aspx

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South Dakota

Website: www.state.sd.us/DOH 
Department Title: General Information 
Name:    Phone: 605-773-3361  Email:  
Address: 600 E. Capitol Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2536 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Total births by method of delivery statewide (vbac, vaginal, primary and repeat c-section). The website has natality information for each county but has nothing about the delivery rates. 
How to obtain the information: Click on health statistics, then vital statistics/2004 report

URL: http://doh.sd.gov/Statistics/2006Vital/default.aspx

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Tennessee

Website: www.state.tn.us/health 
Department Title: Tennessee Department of Health 
Name:    Phone: 615-741-1954  Email:
tn.health@state.tn.us 
Address: Cordell Hull Building, 4th Floor, 426 Fifth Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee 37247-5262 
Last Year Data Available:   
Available Information: Couldn't find any information 
How to obtain the information: I emailed the contact info and they responded saying that they would send it on the correct people

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Texas

Website: www.dshs.state.tx.us 
Department Title: Texas Vital Statistics/Department of State Health Services 
Name:    Phone: 512-458-7509  Email: feedback.opp@dshs.state.tx.us 
Address: 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: The risk-adjusted utilization rate for primary cesarean sections by each hospital.  The uncomplicated risk adjusted utilization rate for vbac by each hospital 
How to obtain the information: Click on health data, then hospital data, then reports on hospitals and health care, then indicators of inpatient care in Texas hospitals 2004, then utilization indicators

URL: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/THCIC/publications/hospitals/IQIReport2004/Chart33.pdf 

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Utah

Website: www.health.utah.gov 
Department Title: Office of Vital Records and Statistics 
Name: Cynthia Robison   Phone: 801-583-6843  Email: vrequest@utah.gov 
Address: 288 N 1460 W, P.O. Box 141012, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-1012 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: First-time cesarean rate by each hospital, and vbac rate by each hospital 
How to obtain the information: Click on data resources in UDOH, then health care statistics, then 2005 Utah hospital comparison report for maternity and newborns

URL: http://health.utah.gov/myhealthcare/reports/2007/maternity/index.html 

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Vermont

Website: www.healthvermont.gov 
Department Title: Vermont Department of Health 
Name:    Phone: 802-863-7200  Email:  
Address: 108 Cherry Street, Burlington, Vermont O5402 
Last Year Data Available: 2003  
Available Information: Type of delivery by place of birth(vaginal, vbac, primary, and repeat cesarean). 
How to obtain the information: Click on health research, data, & records, then 2003 vital statistics, then births, then risk factors: type of delivery by place of birth

URL: http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/stats/2004/b27.htm

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Virginia

Website: www.vdh.state.va.us 
Department Title: Division of Vital Records 
Name: Robert Magnottie   Phone: 804-662-6200  Email:
robert.magnotti@vdh.virginia.gov 
Address: P.O. Box 1000, Richmond, Virginia 23218 
Last Year Data Available:   
Available Information: Emailed contact person for info but he reported that the sight is having technical difficulties 
How to obtain the information:

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Washington State

Website: www.doh.wa.gov 
Department Title: Center for Health Statistics/Washington State Department of Health 
Name: John Sabel   Phone: 360-236-4202  Email:
john.sabel@doh.wa.gov 
Address: 101 Israel Rd. SE P.O. Box 47814, Olympia, Washington 98504-7814 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Birth Facility by County, Birth Attendant by County, Method of Delivery: Vaginal (Spontaneous, Forceps, Vacuum, VBAC) C-Section (Primary, Repeat, With Labor, No Labor) 
How to obtain the information: Click on health data, then vital statistics: birth, then method of delivery by place of occurrence

URL: http://www.doh.wa.gov/ehsphl/chs/chs-data/birth/bir_VD.htm

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West Virginia

Website: www.wvdhhr.org 
Department Title: The Health Statistics Center 
Name: Tom Light   Phone: 304-558-9100  Email: tomlight@wvdhhr.org 
Address: 350 Capitol Street Room 165, Charleston, West Virginia 25301-3701 
Last Year Data Available: 2005  
Available Information: Births by method of delivery/number and percent by facility of occurrence (vaginal, vbac, primary and repeat c-sections). 
How to obtain the information: Click on West Virginia Vital Statistics 2005, Scroll under birth tables

URL: http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/oehp/hsc/pubs/vital05/index.htm

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Wisconsin

Website: www.dhfs.state.wi.us 
Department Title: Department of Health and Family Services 
Name: Laura Ninneman   Phone: 608-266-2838  Email: ninnell@dhfs.state.wi.us 
Address: P.O. Box 2659, Madison, Wisconsin 53701-2659 
Last Year Data Available: 2006  
Available Information: Obstetric procedures statewide including Elec. Fetal Monitoring, Ultrasound, Induction, Stimulation of Labor, Amniocentesis, Postpartum sterilization, Tocolysis. The total statewide methods of delivery for vaginal, primary c-section, repeat c-section, and vbac rates. 
How to obtain the information: Click on topics A to Z, then births(statistics), then Wisconsin births & infant deaths, 2006

URL: http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/births/pdf/06births.pdf

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Wyoming

Website: http://wdh.state.wy.us 
Department Title: Wyoming Department of Health 
Name: Gladys Breeden   Phone: 307-777-7591 or 6042  Email:  
Address: 401 Hathaway Building, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 
Last Year Data Available: 2004  
Available Information: Births by method of delivery for each county (vaginal, vbac, primary and repeat c-sections). 
How to obtain the information: Click on Divisions/Programs, Preventive Health and Safety Division, Vital Records Services, 2004 Data Tables

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Washington D.C.

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