April 18, 2014

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Total cesarean deliveries: US, 2001-2011

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• In the United States in 2011, 32.8% of live births were cesarean deliveries. 
• Between 2001 and 2011, the percent of live births delivered by cesarean section increased more than 34% in the United States. 
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•  National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
•  Retrieved April 18, 2014, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.

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