NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY CESAREAN SECTION
2012-2016

  TOTAL BIRTHS BIRTHS BY CESAREAN PERCENT
RESIDENCE 601,289 179,398 29.8
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 8,946 2,589 28.9
ALEXANDER 1,781 570 32.0
ALLEGHANY 480 171 35.6
ANSON 1,239 380 30.7
ASHE 1,147 384 33.5
AVERY 705 233 33.0
BEAUFORT 2,360 806 34.2
BERTIE 888 324 36.5
BLADEN 1,780 700 39.3
BRUNSWICK 5,162 1,529 29.6
BUNCOMBE 13,068 3,890 29.8
BURKE 4,387 1,439 32.8
CABARRUS 11,855 3,858 32.5
CALDWELL 4,028 1,280 31.8
CAMDEN 456 144 31.6
CARTERET 3,001 1,082 36.1
CASWELL 1,024 295 28.8
CATAWBA 8,724 2,368 27.1
CHATHAM 3,127 853 27.3
CHEROKEE 1,110 355 32.0
CHOWAN 714 250 35.0
CLAY 434 115 26.5
CLEVELAND 5,345 1,543 28.9
COLUMBUS 3,076 1,017 33.1
CRAVEN 7,520 2,036 27.1
CUMBERLAND 27,784 7,458 26.8
CURRITUCK 1,247 414 33.2
DARE 1,749 585 33.4
DAVIDSON 8,667 2,925 33.7
DAVIE 1,946 534 27.4
DUPLIN 3,719 1,171 31.5
DURHAM 21,593 6,138 28.4
EDGECOMBE 3,114 1,025 32.9
FORSYTH 22,529 6,065 26.9
FRANKLIN 3,418 952 27.9
GASTON 12,543 4,143 33.0
GATES 546 158 28.9
GRAHAM 437 107 24.5
GRANVILLE 2,788 839 30.1
GREENE 1,049 258 24.6
GUILFORD 30,771 9,145 29.7
HALIFAX 2,870 971 33.8
HARNETT 9,273 2,656 28.6
HAYWOOD 2,871 934 32.5
HENDERSON 5,365 1,731 32.3
HERTFORD 1,158 409 35.3
HOKE 4,670 1,213 26.0
HYDE 232 83 35.8
IREDELL 9,109 3,020 33.2
JACKSON 1,921 511 26.6
JOHNSTON 11,272 3,469 30.8
JONES 463 153 33.0
LEE 3,924 1,025 26.1
LENOIR 3,272 1,093 33.4
LINCOLN 3,913 1,385 35.4
MCDOWELL 2,291 850 37.1
MACON 1,717 451 26.3
MADISON 1,015 284 28.0
MARTIN 1,217 376 30.9
MECKLENBURG 71,804 21,904 30.5
MITCHELL 722 241 33.4
MONTGOMERY 1,555 454 29.2
MOORE 5,164 1,472 28.5
NASH 5,323 1,372 25.8
NEW HANOVER 11,308 2,888 25.5
NORTHAMPTON 928 312 33.6
ONSLOW 21,235 5,674 26.7
ORANGE 6,066 1,490 24.6
PAMLICO 450 118 26.2
PASQUOTANK 2,470 758 30.7
PENDER 3,067 803 26.2
PERQUIMANS 626 222 35.5
PERSON 2,040 582 28.5
PITT 10,589 2,929 27.7
POLK 718 218 30.4
RANDOLPH 7,985 2,528 31.7
RICHMOND 2,635 893 33.9
ROBESON 9,133 2,900 31.8
ROCKINGHAM 4,710 1,293 27.5
ROWAN 7,905 2,408 30.5
RUTHERFORD 3,346 1,107 33.1
SAMPSON 4,215 1,425 33.8
SCOTLAND 2,240 865 38.6
STANLY 3,353 1,102 32.9
STOKES 1,975 528 26.7
SURRY 3,743 1,128 30.1
SWAIN 988 244 24.7
TRANSYLVANIA 1,355 434 32.0
TYRRELL 212 78 36.8
UNION 11,824 3,603 30.5
VANCE 2,788 789 28.3
WAKE 63,269 18,601 29.4
WARREN 915 284 31.0
WASHINGTON 628 197 31.4
WATAUGA 1,779 583 32.8
WAYNE 8,479 2,776 32.7
WILKES 3,438 1,244 36.2
WILSON 4,727 1,362 28.8
YADKIN 1,931 575 29.8
YANCEY 841 272 32.3

PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS
NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 20 CASES)
ARE UNSTABLE AND SHOULD BE INTERPRETED WITH CAUTION