NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY CESAREAN SECTION
2009-2013

  TOTAL BIRTHS BIRTHS BY CESAREAN PERCENT
RESIDENCE 608,240 187,954 30.9
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 8,955 2,707 30.2
ALEXANDER 1,848 628 34.0
ALLEGHANY 476 176 37.0
ANSON 1,340 462 34.5
ASHE 1,260 478 37.9
AVERY 769 264 34.3
BEAUFORT 2,622 959 36.6
BERTIE 994 320 32.2
BLADEN 1,823 696 38.2
BRUNSWICK 5,243 1,649 31.5
BUNCOMBE 13,060 3,886 29.8
BURKE 4,399 1,494 34.0
CABARRUS 11,773 3,978 33.8
CALDWELL 4,036 1,260 31.2
CAMDEN 456 145 31.8
CARTERET 3,102 1,133 36.5
CASWELL 1,040 306 29.4
CATAWBA 9,004 2,561 28.4
CHATHAM 3,186 881 27.7
CHEROKEE 1,145 355 31.0
CHOWAN 823 303 36.8
CLAY 423 117 27.7
CLEVELAND 5,562 1,738 31.2
COLUMBUS 3,285 1,073 32.7
CRAVEN 8,155 2,375 29.1
CUMBERLAND 29,329 7,905 27.0
CURRITUCK 1,168 409 35.0
DARE 1,855 719 38.8
DAVIDSON 8,754 3,107 35.5
DAVIE 2,003 581 29.0
DUPLIN 3,899 1,191 30.5
DURHAM 21,424 6,468 30.2
EDGECOMBE 3,408 1,133 33.2
FORSYTH 23,254 6,343 27.3
FRANKLIN 3,332 978 29.4
GASTON 12,858 4,167 32.4
GATES 531 156 29.4
GRAHAM 453 101 22.3
GRANVILLE 2,902 892 30.7
GREENE 1,168 315 27.0
GUILFORD 30,535 9,489 31.1
HALIFAX 3,004 1,009 33.6
HARNETT 8,880 2,712 30.5
HAYWOOD 2,777 873 31.4
HENDERSON 5,419 1,762 32.5
HERTFORD 1,271 425 33.4
HOKE 4,700 1,263 26.9
HYDE 262 111 42.4
IREDELL 8,962 3,079 34.4
JACKSON 2,018 534 26.5
JOHNSTON 11,337 3,575 31.5
JONES 498 164 32.9
LEE 4,154 1,116 26.9
LENOIR 3,431 1,207 35.2
LINCOLN 3,955 1,521 38.5
MCDOWELL 2,328 900 38.7
MACON 1,660 464 28.0
MADISON 917 298 32.5
MARTIN 1,270 427 33.6
MECKLENBURG 69,750 22,889 32.8
MITCHELL 708 268 37.9
MONTGOMERY 1,627 486 29.9
MOORE 4,795 1,360 28.4
NASH 5,750 1,396 24.3
NEW HANOVER 11,299 3,011 26.6
NORTHAMPTON 989 338 34.2
ONSLOW 21,459 6,050 28.2
ORANGE 6,299 1,634 25.9
PAMLICO 481 141 29.3
PASQUOTANK 2,505 809 32.3
PENDER 2,968 717 24.2
PERQUIMANS 666 217 32.6
PERSON 2,118 626 29.6
PITT 10,873 3,170 29.2
POLK 699 208 29.8
RANDOLPH 8,180 2,591 31.7
RICHMOND 2,877 1,084 37.7
ROBESON 9,886 3,161 32.0
ROCKINGHAM 4,782 1,474 30.8
ROWAN 7,857 2,453 31.2
RUTHERFORD 3,489 1,085 31.1
SAMPSON 4,333 1,635 37.7
SCOTLAND 2,360 847 35.9
STANLY 3,312 1,136 34.3
STOKES 2,043 563 27.6
SURRY 3,957 1,132 28.6
SWAIN 949 225 23.7
TRANSYLVANIA 1,379 411 29.8
TYRRELL 218 85 39.0
UNION 12,068 3,796 31.5
VANCE 2,960 880 29.7
WAKE 62,921 19,396 30.8
WARREN 943 295 31.3
WASHINGTON 705 234 33.2
WATAUGA 1,752 553 31.6
WAYNE 8,508 2,785 32.7
WILKES 3,392 1,223 36.1
WILSON 4,983 1,350 27.1
YADKIN 2,046 610 29.8
YANCEY 859 292 34.0

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