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The U.S. ranks 5th in cesarean section

9 May 2009 1 comment

According to the World Health Organization, in the years from 2000 to 2006, twenty-three percent of all births in the United States were by cesarean section, which makes the United States tied for fifth with Hungary out of seventy six reporting countries. The Dominican Republic ranked first, with 31% of births by cesarean section.

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