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Table 3 Number of deliveries, unscheduled cesareans and epidurals (during the 72 hours of observation)

From: Obstetric anesthesia services in Israel snapshot (OASIS) study: a 72 hour cross-sectional observational study of workforce supply and demand

Center Data from 72 hours of observation
N (%)
  Regular Vaginal Deliveries CS Asked for Epidural Delivered with Epidural Epidural Response Rate
1 40 (87.0) 6 (13.0) 29 (63.1) 29 (63.1) 100.0
2 26 (83.9) 5 (16.1) 15 (48.4) 12 (38.7) 80.0
3 88 (86.3) 14 (13.7) 54 (53.5) 55 (54.5) 101.9
4 57 (83.8) 11 (16.2) 49 (72.1) 48 (70.6) 98.0
5 37 (84.1) 7 (15.9) 31 (70.5) 31 (70.5) 100.0
6 68 (95.8) 3 (4.2) 43 (60.6) 41 (57.7) 95.3
7 16 (94.1) 1 (5.9) 17 (100.0) 15 (88.2) 88.2
8 21 (87.5) 3 (12.5) 17 (70.8) 14 (58.3) 82.4
9 65 (97.0) 2 (3.0) 39 (58.2) 36 (53.7) 92.3
10 19 (90.5) 2 (9.5) 10 (47.6) 9 (42.9) 90.0
11 44 (93.6) 3 (6.4) 20 (42.6) 15 (31.9) 75.0
12 32 (86.5) 5 (13.5) 16 (43.2) 16 (43.2) 100.0
Total 513 (89.2) 62 (10.8) 340 (59.1) 321 (55.8) 94.4
  1. (Note: The epidural rate calculation’s denominator is the total number of deliveries (including unscheduled CS). As explained in methods, elective CS were not included in the 72 hours observation)