Table 3.

Characteristics of Family Physician Provision of Maternity Care Services by Hospital Size

Hospital SizeP Value
1 to 25 Beds (n = 112)26 to 50 Beds (n = 26)51 to 100 Beds (n = 30)≥101 Beds (n = 28)
FPs with hospital privileges5.
FPs who perform vaginal deliveries3.<.001
FPs who perform cesarean deliveries2.
Obstetricians who deliver babies0.<.001
Midwives who deliver babies0.
Hospitals with any FP providing maternity care services (%)94846036<.001
Hospitals with any FP performing cesarean deliveries78644332<.001
FPs providing maternity care who perform cesarean deliveries (%)63717080.468
FPs who provide maternity care services, among all physicians (%)81653415<.001
Deliveries per year139278412643<.001
Cesarean deliveries (%)27252930.18
  • Data are mean numbers unless otherwise indicated.

  • FP, family physician.