Characteristics of Rural and Urban U.S. Hospitals Based on Obstetric Services

Date
04/2021
Description
The table in this infographic provides a snapshot of characteristics of rural and urban hospitals in the United States that provide obstetric services, as well as rural hospitals that recently closed their obstetric units. We used American Hospital Association (AHA) Survey data from 2010-2018 to describe U.S. hospitals, based on obstetric provision status.
Center
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Julia Interrante, Lindsay Admon, Mariana Tuttle, Bridget Ibrahim, Katy Kozhimannil