NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY CESAREAN SECTION
2014-2018

  TOTAL BIRTHS BIRTHS BY CESAREAN PERCENT
RESIDENCE 601,595 176,888 29.4
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 9,302 2,629 28.3
ALEXANDER 1,758 550 31.3
ALLEGHANY 491 155 31.6
ANSON 1,252 382 30.5
ASHE 1,061 327 30.8
AVERY 682 225 33.0
BEAUFORT 2,250 767 34.1
BERTIE 873 347 39.7
BLADEN 1,743 681 39.1
BRUNSWICK 5,118 1,541 30.1
BUNCOMBE 12,670 3,790 29.9
BURKE 4,476 1,410 31.5
CABARRUS 12,372 4,031 32.6
CALDWELL 4,010 1,245 31.0
CAMDEN 465 147 31.6
CARTERET 2,807 987 35.2
CASWELL 1,026 301 29.3
CATAWBA 8,569 2,305 26.9
CHATHAM 3,228 877 27.2
CHEROKEE 1,168 394 33.7
CHOWAN 680 219 32.2
CLAY 434 129 29.7
CLEVELAND 5,425 1,570 28.9
COLUMBUS 2,945 953 32.4
CRAVEN 7,116 1,815 25.5
CUMBERLAND 27,467 7,293 26.6
CURRITUCK 1,302 409 31.4
DARE 1,680 537 32.0
DAVIDSON 8,789 2,923 33.3
DAVIE 1,936 508 26.2
DUPLIN 3,586 1,180 32.9
DURHAM 21,413 5,980 27.9
EDGECOMBE 3,030 967 31.9
FORSYTH 22,085 6,015 27.2
FRANKLIN 3,488 966 27.7
GASTON 12,696 4,120 32.5
GATES 518 158 30.5
GRAHAM 407 117 28.7
GRANVILLE 2,890 846 29.3
GREENE 1,037 242 23.3
GUILFORD 30,771 8,989 29.2
HALIFAX 2,856 891 31.2
HARNETT 9,377 2,636 28.1
HAYWOOD 2,933 956 32.6
HENDERSON 5,401 1,696 31.4
HERTFORD 1,145 420 36.7
HOKE 4,565 1,168 25.6
HYDE 194 57 29.4
IREDELL 9,378 3,031 32.3
JACKSON 1,929 516 26.7
JOHNSTON 11,507 3,564 31.0
JONES 472 137 29.0
LEE 3,874 1,051 27.1
LENOIR 3,201 1,007 31.5
LINCOLN 4,079 1,410 34.6
MCDOWELL 2,255 769 34.1
MACON 1,693 421 24.9
MADISON 1,024 278 27.1
MARTIN 1,230 401 32.6
MECKLENBURG 73,533 21,794 29.6
MITCHELL 718 230 32.0
MONTGOMERY 1,478 443 30.0
MOORE 5,490 1,572 28.6
NASH 5,259 1,383 26.3
NEW HANOVER 11,247 2,918 25.9
NORTHAMPTON 913 309 33.8
ONSLOW 20,482 5,291 25.8
ORANGE 5,901 1,452 24.6
PAMLICO 436 116 26.6
PASQUOTANK 2,454 700 28.5
PENDER 3,181 856 26.9
PERQUIMANS 603 209 34.7
PERSON 2,082 619 29.7
PITT 10,447 2,848 27.3
POLK 746 225 30.2
RANDOLPH 7,857 2,543 32.4
RICHMOND 2,708 909 33.6
ROBESON 8,846 2,762 31.2
ROCKINGHAM 4,578 1,226 26.8
ROWAN 7,985 2,475 31.0
RUTHERFORD 3,355 1,101 32.8
SAMPSON 4,168 1,326 31.8
SCOTLAND 2,236 848 37.9
STANLY 3,494 1,145 32.8
STOKES 1,993 535 26.8
SURRY 3,726 1,116 30.0
SWAIN 881 232 26.3
TRANSYLVANIA 1,356 453 33.4
TYRRELL 203 70 34.5
UNION 11,990 3,574 29.8
VANCE 2,777 746 26.9
WAKE 63,784 18,310 28.7
WARREN 896 269 30.0
WASHINGTON 624 199 31.9
WATAUGA 1,844 612 33.2
WAYNE 8,232 2,594 31.5
WILKES 3,441 1,191 34.6
WILSON 4,786 1,433 29.9
YADKIN 1,874 541 28.9
YANCEY 862 277 32.1

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