Cesarean Rates by State

The following are C-section rates of NTSV patients. What does NTSV mean?

MAY 15, 2019— New data were released and this page will be updated soon.



How to Safely Reduce Cesarean Rates with Quality Improvement Toolkits


Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth (Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care)

Reducing Unnecessary C-sections (Patient Safety Movement Foundation)

Toolkit to Support Vaginal Birth and Reduce Primary Cesareans (CMQCC)



How have rates of C-section use in first-time moms with low-risk deliveries changed over time?

New: 2017 Provisional Data added 5/17/2018