April 23, 2014

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Repeat cesarean deliveries: US, 1992-2002

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• In the United States in 2011, the rate of repeat cesarean delivery for the 36 states and the District of Columbia using revised certificates (83% of all births) was 90.3 per 100 live births to women who had a previous cesarean delivery. 
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•  Repeat cesarean rate is the number of repeat cesareans per 100 live births to women with a previous cesarean.
•  National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
•  Retrieved April 23, 2014, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.

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