Our Local Hospital C-Section Rates

By Tine Reese

November 5, 2009

2008 Washington State Hospital Cesarean Birth Rates
The data on this website is compiled from the Washington State Department of Health’s comparison of 33 hospital cesarean rates based on their reported complicated delivery rate. Interestingly enough, the hospitals with the highest cesarean rates aren’t always the hospitals with the highest percentage of complicated deliveries. Here’s how our local hospitals stacked up against each other. Click on the link above to see how Spokane-area hospitals compare to other hospitals state wide.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
Cesarean Rate = 35%
Complicated Deliveries = 21%

Deaconess Medical Center
Cesarean Rate = 31%
Complicated Deliveries = 21%

Providence Holy Family Hospital
Cesarean Rate = 24%
Complicated Deliveries = 16%

Valley Hospital and Medical Center
Cesarean Rate = 19%
Complicated Deliveries = 15%

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