Method of Delivery by Census Area or Borough for 1997

Census Area or Borough Method of Delivery
Vaginal

Vaginal Birth After
Previous C-Section
Primary C-Section

Repeat C-Section

Not Reported

Total Births

# % # % # % # % # % # %
Alaska 7936 79.7 291 2.9 1099 11.0 584 5.9 53 0.5 9963 100.0
Aleutians East 23 79.3 2 6.9 4 13.8 0 0 0 0 29 100.0
Aleutians West 34 72.3 3 6.4 6 12.8 0 0 4 8.5 47 100.0
Anchorage 3239 77.8 117 2.8 510 12.2 280 6.7 19 0.5 4165 100.0
Bethel 375 89.5 19 4.5 17 4.1 8 1.9 0 0 419 100.0
Bristol Bay 22 95.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4.3 23 100.0
Denali 17 68.0 1 4.0 5 20.0 2 8.0 0 0 25 100.0
Dillingham 94 93.1 1 1.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0 101 100.0
Fairbanks Northstar 1126 79.1 42 2.9 158 11.1 91 6.4 7 0.5 1424 100.0
Haines 13 52.0 1 4.0 5 20.0 0 0 6 24.0 25 100.0
Juneau 294 73.0 13 3.2 62 15.4 34 8.4 0 0 403 100.0
Kenai Peninsula 545 83.7 14 2.2 54 8.3 38 5.8 0 0 651 100.0
Ketchikan Gateway 150 76.9 6 3.1 25 12.8 14 7.2 0 0 195 100.0
Kodiak Island 215 81.4 12 4.5 24 9.1 12 4.5 1 0.4 264 100.0
Lake and Peninsula 31 83.8 1 2.7 2 5.4 2 5.4 1 2.7 37 100.0
Matanuska-Susitna 525 75.4 16 2.3 85 12.2 69 9.9 1 0.1 696 100.0
Nome 173 86.5 2 1.0 21 10.5 2 1.0 2 1.0 200 100.0
North Slope 133 89.3 2 1.3 11 7.4 2 1.3 1 0.7 149 100.0
Northwest Arctic 158 89.8 5 2.8 12 6.8 1 0.6 0 0 176 100.0
Prince Of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 78 83.0 4 4.3 8 8.5 3 3.2 1 1.1 94 100.0
Sitka 81 73.6 4 3.6 19 17.3 5 4.5 1 0.9 110 100.0
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon 24 61.5 2 5.1 5 12.8 1 2.6 7 17.9 39 100.0
Southeast Fairbanks 88 83.0 3 2.8 11 10.4 3 2.8 1 0.9 106 100.0
Valdez-Cordova 110 84.6 4 3.1 12 9.2 4 3.1 0 0 130 100.0
Wade Hampton 200 88.5 11 4.9 13 5.8 2 0.9 0 0 226 100.0
Wrangell-Petersburg 81 81.8 2 2.0 12 12.1 4 4.0 0 0 99 100.0
Yakutat 6 85.7 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 7 100.0
Yukon-Koyukuk 97 81.5 4 3.4 12 10.1 6 5.0 0 0 119 100.0

The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11