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Vaginal Birth after Previous Cesarean by County of Residence, New Jersey, 2018-2022

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Vaginal Birth after Previous Cesarean by County of Residence, New Jersey, 2018-2022

  • **Percentage does not meet National Center for Health Statistics standards of statistically reliability for presentation (denominator<30 and/or CI>5).

Why Is This Important?

VBAC is associated with decreased maternal morbidity and a decreased risk of complications in future pregnancies.[https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30681543 ^1^]

Definition

A vaginal delivery by a mother who had a cesarean for one or more previous deliveries.

Data Notes

Counts are for the 5-year time period, not per year.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of births delivered vaginally after a previous cesarean
  • Denominator:

    Total number of live births to mothers who previously had a cesarean

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/09/2024, Published on 04/09/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: chs@doh.nj.gov (https://www.nj.gov/health/chs)