Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery Rate, by Race and Hispanic Origin

Notes: Low-risk cesarean is cesarean delivery among nulliparous (first birth), term (37 or more completed weeks based on the obstetric estimate), singleton (one fetus), vertex (head first) births. Data for 2017 are provisional.

Data Source: NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Natality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Births: Provisional Data for 2017