Cesarean Delivery Rates by State, 2007

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1 New Jersey 38.3
2 Florida 37.2
3 Mississippi 36.2
4 Louisiana 35.9
5 West Virginia 35.2
6 Arkansas 34.8
7 Connecticut* 34.6
8 Kentucky* 34.6
9 Alabama 33.8
10 New York* 33.7
11 Texas* 33.7
12 Oklahoma 33.6
13 Massachusetts* 33.5
14 Virginia* 33.5
15 South Carolina 33.4
16 Tennessee 33.3
17 Maryland* 33.1
18 Nevada* 33.1
19 Rhode Island 32.2
20 California* 32.1
21 Delaware* 32.1
22 Georgia 32
23 Nebraska 30.9
24 New Hampshire 30.8
25 North Carolina 30.7
26 Michigan 30.4
27 Illinois* 30.3
28 Missouri* 30.3
29 Pennsylvania 30.1
30 Maine 30
31 Kansas* 29.8
32 Ohio* 29.8
33 Indiana* 29.4
34 Iowa* 29.4
35 Montana* 29.4
36 Washington 29
37 North Dakota 28.4
38 Oregon 28.2
39 Wyoming 26.9
40 Vermont 26.8
41 South Dakota 26.6
42 Hawaii 26.4
43 Arizona* 26.2
44 Minnesota* 26.2
45 Colorado 25.8
46 Wisconsin 25
47 Idaho 24
48 New Mexico 23.3
49 Alaska 22.6
50 Utah 22.2
  * Tie  

 

 

SOURCE: National Vital Statistics System, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 57, No. 12.

 

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Cesarean Delivery Rates by State, 2007

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