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Table 4: 2011 OR County Out-of-Hospitals Births

County Total Births Birth Center Births Planned Home Births Total
Out-of-Hospital Births*
Baker 130 0 6.92% 6.92%
Benton 1114 0 4.58% 4.58%
Clackamas 4249 0 2.19% 2.19%
Clatsop 488 0 0.82% 0.82%
Columbia 12 0 100.00% 100.00%
Coos 631 0 1.27% 1.27%
Crook 2 0 0.00% 0.00%
Curry 71 0 1.41% 1.41%
Deschutes 2053 2.29% 0.83% 3.12%
Douglas 929 0 0.54% 0.54%
Grant 53 0 7.55% 7.55%
Harney 58 0 1.72% 1.72%
Hood River 407 0 0.98% 0.98%
Jackson 2493 0.84% 2.01% 2.85%
Jefferson 193 0 0.52% 0.52%
Josephine 734 0 2.86% 2.86%
Klamath 842 0 0.36% 0.36%
Lake 60 0 0.00% 0.00%
Lane 3732 3.91% 2.04% 5.95%
Lincoln 346 2.89% 4.05% 6.94%
Linn 943 1.38% 2.86% 4.24%
Malheur 589 0 0.68% 0.68%
Marion 4992 0 1.34% 1.34%
Morrow 5 0 100.00% 100.00%
Multnomah 10483 2.42% 2.74% 5.16%
Polk 15 0 93.33% 93.33%
Sherman 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Tillamook 171 0 5.26% 5.26%
Umatilla 838 0 0.84% 0.84%
Union 306 0 6.86% 6.86%
Wallowa 51 0 1.96% 1.96%
Wasco 282 0 2.13% 2.13%
Washington 6864 0.63% 1.18% 1.81%
Wheeler 1 0 100.00% 100.00%
Yamhill 1192 5.37% 1.68% 7.05%

Source: Oregon Public Health Authority
http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/VitalStatistics/birth/Documents/facilcesarean11.pdf
+ Excludes the following OPHA delivery categories: Home Birth (Unplanned), Clinic / Doctor’s Office, and Other

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