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Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates, by State: Results from the Revised Birth Certificate, 2006-2012

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr63/nvsr63_01.pdf

Describes state-specific trends in cesarean delivery rates from 2006 through 2012 for areas that implemented the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth.  Cesarean deliveries reached a peak of nearly 32% of all births in 2009, then declined slightly.  From the National Center for Health Statistics