Youngest child: Natural birth or cesarean section in the U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in 2017 on natural birth or cesarean section. Some 63 percent of respondents stated that their last child was delivered with a natural birth.
The Survey Data Table for the Statista survey Birth & Parenthood in the United States 2017 contains the complete tables for the survey including various column headings.

How was your last child delivered?

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Source

Number of respondents

508 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

US residential birth parents or partner of birth parents, who live with the child since birth; birth of the youngest child is not earlier than 2014 (max. 4 years old); respondents whose children were delivered in hospital

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