TABLE 1

Percentage Distribution of 5-Minute Apgar Scores by Place of Birth and Attendant: United States, 2007–2010.

Apgar Score
All (0–10)0<49–1010
Hospital
 Physician100.000.010.2089.203.67
 Total midwife100.000.010.1888.473.71
Home
 Total midwife100.000.150.3489.4647.58
 CNM/CM100.000.220.3690.2936.80
 Other midwife100.000.120.3389.0852.44
Birth center
 Total midwife100.000.050.1790.8731.10
 CNM/CM100.000.070.1791.1116.43
 Other midwife100.000.030.1890.5352.63
  • Data include 13 997 597 singleton, term (≥37 weeks) births weighing ≥2500 g at birth. Source: Birth certificate data from the National Vital Statistics System (www.cdc.gov/nchs/VitalStats.htm). CNM/CM, Certified Nurse Midwife/Certified Midwife.