Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
By Race and Ancestry of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2020

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 97,900 69,982 19,581 821 4,275 2,682 6,737 4,204
Breech 4,062 3,045 680 34 149 126 231 194
Other 1,947 1,411 349 11 90 77 158 73
Final route and method of delivery                
Vaginal/Spontaneous 67,569 48,926 13,007 549 2,767 1,923 4,737 2,865
Vaginal/Forceps 427 303 63 3 36 20 30 24
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,353 1,716 394 19 172 43 115 128
Cesarean 33,774 23,646 7,184 304 1,546 904 2,257 1,458
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 10,482 6,691 2,748 99 598 285 683 367
Obstetric Procedures
               
Cervical cerclage 304 130 145 2 17 10 13 23
Tocolysis 323 180 104 8 14 15 23 14
External Cephalic Version 224 192 12 - 9 8 12 6
Successful 91 80 4 - 5 1 5 3
Failure 133 112 8 - 4 7 7 3
Total Live Births 104,149 74,608 20,650 875 4,521 2,891 7,141 4,475

 

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:

2020 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.