Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
By Race and Ancestry of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2019

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 101,575 72,968 20,388 556 4,235 3,063 7,181 4,562
Breech 4,346 3,296 691 26 181 129 272 209
Other 1,626 1,220 261 7 79 51 112 61
Final route and method of delivery                
Vaginal/Spontaneous 70,392 51,037 13,764 408 2,748 2,158 5,062 3,132
Vaginal/Forceps 413 317 47 - 35 13 23 25
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,573 1,891 406 4 196 64 142 151
Cesarean 34,506 24,476 7,178 197 1,530 1,014 2,351 1,532
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 10,491 6,753 2,726 51 613 319 714 418
Obstetric Procedures
               
Cervical cerclage 218 135 65 2 10 6 13 18
Tocolysis 358 240 87 2 16 13 27 28
External Cephalic Version 220 191 13 1 5 9 14 16
Successful 93 84 5 - 1 2 4 7
Failure 127 107 8 1 4 7 10 9
Total Live Births 107,917 77,739 21,400 609 4,510 3,250 7,579 4,840

 

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:

2019 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.