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Table 2 Hospital provider types and policies by TOLAC hospital status

From: A survey of access to trial of labor in California hospitals in 2012

  TOLAC hospital (N=139) N (%) or Mean (SD) Non-TOLAC hospital (N=104) N (%) or Mean (SD) p-value
Type of provider    
 Obstetrician 139 (100.0) 103 (99.0) 0.2476
 Obstetric Resident Program 47 (33.8) 6 (5.8) <0.0001
 Family Practice Physician 45 (32.4) 25 (24.0) 0.1566
 Nurse-midwife 53 (38.1) 22 (21.1) 0.0047
OB Provider in-hospital if any laboring patient 63 (46.3) 7 (6.9) <0.0001
Missing 3 2
If not in-house, how far away    
 Within 15 minutes 67 (91.8) 64 (68.1)  
 Within 30 minutes 6 (8.2) 30 (31.9)  
Missing 3 3  
Anesthesia coverage    <0.0001
 24/7 in-hospital 110 (79.1) 30 (29.1)  
 Weekday in-hospital/ night or weekend on-call 26 (18.7) 59 (57.3)  
 On-call 3 (2.2) 14 (13.6)  
 If on call, time to respond    
  Within 15 minutes 26 (92.9) 56 (75.7)  
  Within 30 minutes 2 (7.1) 15 (20.3)  
  Greater than 30 minutes 0 (0.0) 3 (4.0)  
Hospital has emergency room 138 (99.3) 101 (98.1) 0.3965
Missing 1 3