Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
By Race and Ancestry of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2018

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 103,867 75,283 20,617 581 4,313 2,760 6,997 4,941
Breech 4,378 3,373 676 22 184 108 273 207
Other 1,397 1,034 266 5 37 48 122 56
Final route and method of delivery                
Vaginal/Spontaneous 71,657 52,528 13,774 390 2,732 1,995 4,991 3,435
Vaginal/Forceps 471 342 72 4 40 13 33 31
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,574 1,905 385 16 208 54 114 154
Cesarean 35,361 25,208 7,409 217 1,565 865 2,282 1,588
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 10,485 6,738 2,855 59 550 253 608 434
Obstetric Procedures
               
Cervical cerclage 245 145 84 1 10 4 21 18
Tocolysis 344 241 86 2 8 7 26 22
External Cephalic Version 155 119 22 - 12 - 5 2
Successful 68 53 9 - 6 - 1 2
Failure 87 66 13 - 6 - 4 -
Total Live Births 110,093 80,003 21,643 627 4,545 2,927 7,421 5,210

 

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:

2018 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.