Percentage of U.S. hospitals meeting target C-section rates as of 2017

Percentage of U.S. hospitals that are meeting or are above the national Cesarean section target as of 2017*

Percentage of U.S. hospitals meeting target C-section rates as of 2017 This statistic depicts the percentage of hospitals in the United States that are meeting or exceeding the nationally acceptable rate for Cesarean sections (c-section) among first-time, low-risk mothers as of 2017. According to the data, just 44 percent of U.S. hospitals are meeting the national target for c-sections. The current target for C-section births at U.S. hospitals to low-risk, first-time mothers is 23.9 percent. However, the actual average rate in the U.S., according to most recent data, is currently at 25.8 percent.
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Percentage of U.S. hospitals that are meeting or are above the national Cesarean section target as of 2017*

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Percentage of hospitals
Hospitals meeting the national target44%
Hospitals that are above the national target56%
Percentage of hospitals
Hospitals meeting the national target44%
Hospitals that are above the national target56%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of hospitals in the United States that are meeting or exceeding the nationally acceptable rate for Cesarean sections (c-section) among first-time, low-risk mothers as of 2017. According to the data, just 44 percent of U.S. hospitals are meeting the national target for c-sections. The current target for C-section births at U.S. hospitals to low-risk, first-time mothers is 23.9 percent. However, the actual average rate in the U.S., according to most recent data, is currently at 25.8 percent.
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