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San Francisco General Hospital

1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco County

From 2005 to 2007, an average of 13 low-risk births out of every 100 were by cesarean section.


Hospital Info

Owner: City and County of San Francisco
Type: Not-for-profit teaching hospital.
Low-income care: 60.10 percent of all the hospital's patients relied on indigent programs or Medicaid. (Calculated by number of patient-days in hospital)
Breast-feeding: 88.90 percent of the babies born here are exclusively breast-feeding.
Base C-section rate: From 2005 to 2007, an average of 19.50 out of every 100 births were by C-section (adjusted only for mother's age).
Risk-adjusted VBAC: 30.23 percent of women with a prior C-section had a vaginal birth.

Select County Census Stats

White persons, 2008: 58.1%
Black persons, 2008: 6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2008: 0.6%
Asian persons, 2008: 31.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2008: 0.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, 2008: 2.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2008: 14.1%
White persons not Hispanic, 2008: 45.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, age 5+, 2000: 46.0%
Persons per household, 2000: 2.30
Median household income, 2008: $73,127
Persons below poverty level, 2008: 11.2%


Source: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, U.S. Census Bureau
Credits: Agustin Armendariz, Brian Cragin, Chase Davis, Nathanael Johnson
Filed under: Health & Welfare