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Preterm birth and cesarean delivery percentage in California 2019

In 2019, the number of births in California amounted to 446,061 births, from which roughly a third were delivered by cesarean. Indeed, the cesarean delivery rate in California stood at 30.8 percent. Furthermore, in this US state, the preterm birth rate reached approximately nine percent in 2019.

Percentage of preterm birth and cesarean delivery in California in 2019

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Release date

May 2020


United States (California)

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Supplementary notes

Low-risk cesarean is defined as singleton, head first, term (37 or more completed weeks) first births that were cesarean deliveries.

Preterm births: before 37 completed weeks of gestation based on the obstetric estimate.

Late preterm births: at 34–36 completed weeks of gestation based on the obstetric estimate.

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