Los Angeles Community Hospital4081 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County
From 2005 to 2007, an average of 47 low-risk births out of every 100 were by cesarean section.
Owner: Alta Hospitals System LLC
Type: For-profit hospital.
Low-income care: 63.53 percent of all the hospital's patients relied on indigent programs or Medicaid. (Calculated by number of patient-days in hospital)
Breast-feeding: 2.00 percent of the babies born here are exclusively breast-feeding.
Base C-section rate: From 2005 to 2007, an average of 59.00 out of every 100 births were by C-section (adjusted only for mother's age).
Risk-adjusted VBAC: 0.87 percent of women with a prior C-section had a vaginal birth.
Select County Census Stats
White persons, 2008: 74.1%
Black persons, 2008: 9.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2008: 1.0%
Asian persons, 2008: 13.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2008: 0.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, 2008: 1.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2008: 47.7%
White persons not Hispanic, 2008: 28.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, age 5+, 2000: 54.0%
Persons per household, 2000: 2.98
Median household income, 2008: $55,452
Persons below poverty level, 2008: 15.3%
Credits: Agustin Armendariz, Brian Cragin, Chase Davis, Nathanael Johnson