United States Cesarean Rates by Year, 1970 to 2007
In anticipation of the CDC releasing its 2008 preliminary birth data, including the 2008 cesarean rate, here is a chart of the cesarean rate from 1970 to 2007.
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Will be updated when 2008 data becomes available. Certain years (1971-74, 1976-79, 1981-82 not shown).