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Data Provider: Welsh Government Epidurals by health board providing the service
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[Collapse]Number[Collapse]PercentageThe percentages are of the total records less records with a ‘not stated’ value.
Click here to sortEpidural administeredClick here to sortEpidural not administeredClick here to sortNot statedClick here to sortTotal deliveriesIn the case of a delivery of a multiple birth, any mention of an epidural is counted.Click here to sortEpidural administeredClick here to sortEpidural not administeredClick here to sortNot statedClick here to sortTotal deliveriesIn the case of a delivery of a multiple birth, any mention of an epidural is counted.
[Collapse]Wales5,38716,6995,07727,16324.475.618.7.The data item is not applicable
WalesBetsi Cadwaladr1,1154,57455,69419.680.40.1.The data item is not applicable
Powys020002000.0100.00.0.The data item is not applicable
Hywel Dda6072,24402,85121.378.70.0.The data item is not applicable
Swansea Bay6212,71703,33818.681.40.0.The data item is not applicable
Cwm Taf Morgannwg9093,75404,66319.580.50.0.The data item is not applicable
Aneurin BevanPercentage for Aneurin Bevan isbased on data with very low completeness and therefore may be unreliable.5557024,0135,27044.255.876.1.The data item is not applicable
Cardiff & Vale1,5802,5081,0595,14738.661.420.6.The data item is not applicable

Metadata

Title

Epidurals by health board providing the service

Last update

July 2023 July 2023

Next update

June 2024 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Maternity Indicators data set

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Geographical coverage

Local health boards

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Full details of every data item available on both the Maternity Indicators dataset and National Community Child Health Database are available through the NWIS Data Dictionary: http://www.datadictionary.wales.nhs.uk/#!WordDocuments/datasetstructure20.htm
From 1st April 2019 health service provision for residents of Bridgend local authority moved from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg to Cwm Taf. For more information see the joint statement from Cwm Taf and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards (see weblinks). The health board names have changed with Cwm Taf University Health Board becoming Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board becoming Swansea Bay University Health Board.
Data for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg and Cwm Taf are available for previous years in this table by selecting the tick boxes in the Area drop-down box.


Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2016-2022

Statistical quality

More detailed information on the sources of data and analyses in this statistical release are provided in the quality report: https://gov.wales/maternity-and-birth-statistics-quality-report

Keywords

epidural; pain relief; labour