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Topic: Total cesarean deliveries by race/ethnicity
Format: Bar Graph
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Total cesarean deliveries by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012-2014 Average

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• During 2012-2014 (average) in the United States, cesarean delivery rates were highest for black infants (35.7%), followed by Asian/Pacific Islanders (33.4%), Hispanics (32.1%), whites (31.9%) and American Indian/Alaska Natives (28.5%). 


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 21, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.