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90. Cesarean Section Deliveries, by Age of Mother

[1989 excludes data for Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, and Oklahoma, which did not report method of delivery on the birth certificate. 1990 excludes data for Oklahoma, which did not report method of delivery on the birth certificate]

 
Age of mother 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
All races
Births by method of delivery (1,000) 3,799 4,111 4,111 4,065 4,000 3,953 3,900 3,891 3,881
  Vaginal 2,793 3,111 3,101 3,101 3,099 3,088 3,064 3,061 3,047
    After previous cesarean 71 84 91 98 104 110 112 116 112
  Cesarean deliveries 827 914 905 889 862 831 807 797 799
    Primary 522 575 569 555 539 521 510 504 503
    Repeat 305 339 336 334 323 310 297 293 297
  Not stated 178 85 105 76 39 35 29 33 35
 
White births by method of delivery (1,000) 3,023 3,252 3,241 3,202 3,150 3,121 3,099 3,093 3,073
  Vaginal 2,213 2,215 2,435 2,435 2,435 2,436 2,435 2,434 2,415
    After previous cesarean 57 67 73 78 83 88 91 94 90
  Cesarean deliveries 667 733 723 706 682 656 640 631 631
    Primary 418 459 453 437 424 408 401 396 394
    Repeat 249 274 271 268 259 248 239 236 237
  Not stated 143 66 83 61 32 29 24 28 27
 
Black births by method of delivery (1,000) 611 679 683 674 659 636 603 595 600
  Vaginal 452 517 519 515 510 494 469 462 466
    After previous cesarean 11 13 14 15 16 17 16 17 17
  Cesarean deliveries 128 146 146 146 143 138 130 128 130
    Primary 83 93 93 93 92 89 84 83 83
    Repeat 45 53 53 53 52 49 46 46 47
  Not stated 30 16 18 12 6 4 4 4 4
 
Cesarean delivery rate 1 22.8 22.7 22.6 22.3 21.8 21.2 21.0 20.7 20.8
  White 22.8 23.0 22.9 22.5 21.9 21.2 21.0 20.6 20.7
  Black 22.0 22.1 21.9 22.1 22.0 21.8 22.0 21.7 21.8
  Primary 2 16.1 16.0 15.9 15.6 15.3 14.9 15.0 14.6 14.6
    White 16.1 16.1 16.1 15.7 15.3 14.8 15.0 14.5 14.5
    Black 15.8 15.7 15.5 15.7 15.7 15.7 16.0 15.6 15.6
 
Rate of vaginal cesarean birth
after previous casarean 3 18.0 19.0 21.0 22.0 24.0 26.0 28.0 28.3 27.4
  White 18.0 19.0 21.0 22.0 24.0 26.0 28.0 28.5 27.4
  Black 19.0 20.0 21.0 22.0 23.0 25.0 26.0 27.0 26.5
 
Rate: Mothers, all ages 4 23.8 23.0 22.6 22.3 22.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 ________
  Under 20 years 18.1 16.6 16.4 16.0 15.6 15.0 15.0 15.0 ________
  20 to 24 years 21.1 20.0 19.9 20.0 19.0 18.0 18.0 17.0 ________
  25 to 29 years 24.8 23.3 23.3 23.2 22.0 22.0 21.0 21.0 ________
  30 to 34 years 26.6 26.0 25.7 25.0 25.0 24.3 24.0 24.0 ________
  35 years and over 30.3 30.0 29.4 29.0 29.0 28.0 28.0 28.0 ________





1 Percent of all live births by cesarean delivery.
2 Number of primary cesareans per 100 live births to women who have not had a previous cesarean.
3 Number of vaginal births after previous cesarean delivery per 100 live births to women with a previous cesarean delivery.
4 Cesarean rates are the number of cesarean deliveries per 100 total deliveries for specified category.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/90_cesarean_section_deliveries_by_age_of.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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