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Table 2 Characteristics of hospitals with relatively low and high volumes for C-section in New Brunswick (April 2004 – March 2014)

From: Provider volume and maternal complications after Caesarean section: results from a population-based study

CharacteristicLower volume hospitalsHigher volume hospitalsTotal
Hospitals (n)9413
Providers (n)a7394148
Annual hospital volume (mean)95.4332.4263.3
Annual provider caseload (mean)34.050.745.9
  1. aNote that a given provider can perform surgeries in multiple hospitals, thus the sum of providers working in low and high volume hospitals is greater than the total number of providers