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Births by Cesarean Section by Race/Ethnicity and Nativity
Year: 2007-2008; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, Non-Hispanic Black and Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander; Nativity: Native-born; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
    Native-born
  • Hispanic
    Native-born
  • Non-Hispanic Black
    Native-born
  • Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
    Native-born
           
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 38.0%           0.0%4.2%8.4%12.7%16.9%21.1%25.3%29.5%33.7%38.0%
                      
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White Native-born 2007-2008 31.1% Barchart image
Hispanic Native-born 2007-2008 25.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black Native-born 2007-2008 28.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander Native-born 2007-2008 29.1% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White Native-born 2007-2008 33.9% Barchart image
Hispanic Native-born 2007-2008 31.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black Native-born 2007-2008 38.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander Native-born 2007-2008 30.0% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White Native-born 2007-2008 35.5% Barchart image
Hispanic Native-born 2007-2008 33.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black Native-born 2007-2008 36.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander Native-born 2007-2008 33.0% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White Native-born 2007-2008 33.0% Barchart image
Hispanic Native-born 2007-2008 27.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black Native-born 2007-2008 30.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander Native-born 2007-2008 27.2% Barchart image
                      
            0.0%4.2%8.4%12.7%16.9%21.1%25.3%29.5%33.7%38.0%

Definition: The share of births that are by Cesarean section.

Notes: Excludes metro areas with less than 100 births to mothers in the specified subgroup over the specified time period. Excludes plural births and births which occurred abroad, in Puerto Rico, or in U.S. Territories. Metro area refers to the location of residence of the mother at the time of the birth.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics' Vital Statistics Natality Birth Data. Metro area level data aggregated from county level data obtained from NCHS by special request.