Source: UVA Children's Hospital
Severe intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) among babies weighing less than 3.3 pounds admitted to the NICU at UVA Children’s Hospital.
A lower number is better.
The national average for severe intraventricular hemorrhage for infants weighing between 1.1 and 3.3 pounds was 6.1% between 2000 and 2009 among North American hospitals in the Vermont Oxford Network. This is the most recent data available for this metric. Source: Horbar et al. Pediatrics 2012; 129:1019.
Measured on an annual (one-year) basis.