Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
By Race and Ancestry of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2016

Method of Delivery or
Obstetric Procedures
Race Ancestry
All Races White Black American
Indian
Asian &
Pacific
Islander
All Other Races Hispanic Arab
Method of Delivery
               
Fetal presentation at birth                
Cephalic 106,294 78,219 20,086 657 4,293 2,779 7,371 4,703
Breech 4,368 3,397 625 30 187 115 269 224
Other 1,886 1,051 738 6 53 34 77 73
Final route and method of delivery                
Vaginal/Spontaneous 74,062 54,670 14,023 411 2,778 1,994 5,230 3,346
Vaginal/Forceps 513 390 72 4 32 15 29 23
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,552 1,930 396 12 166 39 119 187
Cesarean 36,221 26,375 7,030 267 1,572 892 2,380 1,450
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 11,048 7,224 2,866 72 592 272 668 437
Obstetric Procedures
               
Cervical cerclage 622 314 275 1 23 5 29 11
Tocolysis 488 360 87 8 23 9 26 30
External Cephalic Version 190 169 10 1 6 4 10 13
Successful 80 72 5 - 2 1 3 5
Failure 110 97 5 1 4 3 7 8
Total Live Births 113,374 83,388 21,523 694 4,548 2,940 7,759 5,007

 

Notes: Records with race not stated are included only in the 'All Races' column. Sum of births with any one maternal morbidity does not equal the sum of all morbidity because any one mother may have multiple morbidity.
Source:

2016 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.