Percent of Live Births by Characteristics of Labor and Delivery
By Race and Ancestry of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2015

Characteristics of Labor and Delivery Race Ancestry
All Races White Black American
Indian
Asian &
Pacific
Islander
All Other Races Hispanic Arab
Induction of labor 22.0 24.0 16.2 23.5 17.8 17.2 19.8 18.7
Augmentation of labor 20.6 21.5 16.3 21.2 24.4 20.4 22.6 23.2
Non-vertex presentation 2.3 2.5 1.6 1.9 3.3 1.5 2.2 2.3
Steroids received for fetal lung maturation 1.8 1.9 1.5 3.6 1.6 1.2 2.1 1.5
Antibiotics received by mother during labor 24.4 24.8 23.7 26.9 24.4 19.7 22.5 23.9
Clinical chorioamnionitis diagnosed during labor 1.1 1.1 1.0 * 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.4
Meconium staining moderate/heavy 5.4 5.0 6.5 6.2 5.3 6.3 5.5 7.3
Fetal intolerance of labor 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.5 6.6 5.2 4.4 6.1
Epidural or spinal anesthesia during labor 69.4 69.4 70.0 56.3 73.4 64.5 65.0 69.1
None of the above 19.1 19.0 19.3 23.0 16.6 22.5 22.0 16.7

 

Source:

2015 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.