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Location: Alabama
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Topic: Primary cesarean deliveries
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Format: Bar Graph
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Primary cesarean deliveries: Alabama, 2001-2014

Data through 2010 are based on the 1989 revision of the birth certificate and are not comparable to later years. Details: see calculations page
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• In Alabama in 2014, the rate of primary cesarean deliveries was 27.4 per 100 live births to women who have not had a previous cesarean delivery, or 35.4% of all live births. 

Footnotes

  • Primary cesarean rate is the number of primary cesareans per 100 live births to women who have not had a previous cesarean.
  • Data for one or more years are not available due to issues related to the switch from the 1989 to 2003 Revision of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth. Details available at: http://www.marchofdimes.org/peristats/calc/dm.
  • Data for County Map and table are based on the 1989 Revision of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth since 4 years of data using the 2003 revision are not available yet. Details available at: http://www.marchofdimes.org/peristats/calc/dm.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved April 23, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.