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Table 2 Total births, low birth weight and premature births registered in Izumisano, Kaizuka, and Kumatori

From: Impact of specialization in gynecology and obstetrics departments on pregnant women’s choice of maternity institutions

  Total births Births with low birth weight Premature births
  Pre-specialization First year after specialization Second year after specialization Pre-specialization First year after specialization Second year after specialization Pre-specialization First year after specialization Second year after specialization
Izumisano city                   
 Izumisano City Hospital 310 (48) 467 (55) 525 (55) 39 (39) 59 (48) 90 (56) 16 (39) 27 (37) 50 (50)
 Taniguchi Hospital 469 (45) 512 (52) 537 (50) 30 (45) 34 (54) 49 (55) 11 (50) 8 (42) 16 (41)
Kumatori city                   
 No Hospital or Clinic 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Kaisuka city                   
 Kaisuka City Hospital 272 (51) 0 (0) 0 (0) 29 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 15 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Osaki Ladies’ Clinic 271 (55) 259 (51) 282 (55) 21 (57) 13 (52) 20 (51) 7 (70) 4 (33) 8 (44)
 Hisamatsu Hospital 32 (7) 64 (12) 52 (11) 1 (4) 2 (7) 5 (20) 0 (0) 1 (6) 1 (10)
North of Kishiwada city                   
 Fuchu Hospital 21 (10) 22 (8) 27 (9) 3 (13) 3 (12) 2 (7) 1 (13) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Urakawa Women’s Clinic 11 (6) 18 (8) 27 (9) 3 (13) 3 (12) 2 (7) 1 (13) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Maternal and Child Health, Osaka Medical Center 32 (22) 41 (23) 32 (19) 11 (26) 14 (23) 11 (19) 10 (29) 9 (19) 8 (19)
 Oigi Ladies’ Clinic 3 (3) 12 (10) 5 (5) 0 (0) 1 (14) 1 (10) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Wada Tokushukai Coast Hospital 7 (8) 1 (1) 9 (8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Izumiotsu City Hospital 11 (18) 10 (11) 6 (7) 2 (40) 2 (25) 0 (0) 1 (25) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Izumi City Hospital 2 (11) 1 (8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Southern Sennan area                   
 Kasamatsu Women’s Clinic 29 (11) 19 (8) 18 (7) 3 (18) 3 (14) 1 (5) 0 (0) 1 (20) 0 (0)
 Nagamatsu Ladies’ Clinic 14 (6) 20 (8) 11 (6) 2 (11) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (12) 2 (10) 0 (0)
Facilities outside the Sennan area                   
 No Answer 14 (2) 101 (12) 21 (3) 4 (4) 12 (11) 2 (3) 3 (4) 8 (11) 0 (0)
Total 1498   1547   1546   145   143   182   67   60   83  
  1. *In parentheses, the percent proportions of Izumisano, Kaizuka, and Kumatori births among births in all regions were presented.