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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N16. LIVE BIRTHS BY METHOD OF DELIVERY
NEW JERSEY, 1998
METHOD OF DELIVERY NUMBER OF BIRTHS PERCENT OF TOTAL
TOTAL BIRTHS  113,850   100.0  
    TOTAL VAGINAL  81,163   71.3  
       WITHOUT PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION, NO OTHER METHOD   68,062   59.8
       WITHOUT PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION AND WITH FORCEPS   2,232   2.0
       WITHOUT PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION AND WITH VACUUM   5,544   4.9
       WITHOUT PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION AND WITH FORCEPS AND
       VACUUM
  274   0.2
       AFTER PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION, NO OTHER METHOD   4,324   3.8
       AFTER PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS   229   0.2
       AFTER PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION WITH VACUUM   474   0.4
       AFTER PREVIOUS CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS AND VACUUM   24   0.0
    TOTAL CESAREAN SECTION  28,011   24.6  
       PRIMARY CESAREAN SECTION, NO OTHER METHOD   17,592   15.5
       PRIMARY CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS   21   0.0
       PRIMARY CESAREAN SECTION WITH VACUUM   245   0.2
       PRIMARY CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS AND VACUUM   8   0.0
       REPEAT CESAREAN SECTION, NO OTHER METHOD   9,934   8.7
       REPEAT CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS   15   0.0
       REPEAT CESAREAN SECTION WITH VACUUM   194   0.2
       REPEAT CESAREAN SECTION WITH FORCEPS AND VACUUM   2   0.0
    NOT STATED  4,676   4.1  


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