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 24 80.0 2 6.7 4 13.3 0 0 0 0 30 100.0
Aleutians West 32 71.1 2 4.4 6 13.3 1 2.2 4 8.9 45 100.0
Anchorage 3237 77.7 120 2.9 512 12.3 275 6.6 20 0.5 4164 100.0
Bethel 376 89.3 18 4.3 17 4.0 10 2.4 0 0 421 100.0
Bristol Bay 23 92.0 0 0 1 4.0 0 0 1 4.0 25 100.0
Denali 19 70.4 1 3.7 5 18.5 2 7.4 0 0 27 100.0
Dillingham 90 92.8 2 2.1 4 4.1 1 1.0 0 0 97 100.0
Fairbanks Northstar 1136 79.1 43 3.0 159 11.1 92 6.4 6 0.4 1436 100.0
Haines 10 45.5 1 4.5 5 22.7 0 0 6 27.3 22 100.0
Juneau 300 73.3 13 3.2 63 15.4 33 8.1 0 0 409 100.0
Kenai Peninsula 547 83.8 14 2.1 54 8.3 37 5.7 1 0.2 653 100.0
Ketchikan Gateway 153 78.1 5 2.6 24 12.2 14 7.1 0 0 196 100.0
Kodiak Island 219 82.0 12 4.5 23 8.6 12 4.5 1 0.4 267 100.0
Lake and Peninsula 33 86.8 1 2.6 2 5.3 2 5.3 0 0 38 100.0
Matanuska-Susitna 529 75.6 15 2.1 83 11.9 72 10.3 1 0.1 700 100.0
Nome 170 85.9 1 0.5 22 11.1 2 1.0 3 1.5 198 100.0
North Slope 126 88.1 3 2.1 11 7.7 2 1.4 1 0.7 143 100.0
Northwest Arctic 146 90.1 4 2.5 11 6.8 1 0.6 0 0 162 100.0
Prince Of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 84 83.2 4 4.0 9 8.9 3 3.0 1 1.0 101 100.0
Sitka 86 74.8 4 3.5 18 15.7 5 4.3 2 1.7 115 100.0
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon 23 62.2 2 5.4 5 13.5 1 2.7 6 16.2 37 100.0
Southeast Fairbanks 88 83.8 3 2.9 11 10.5 3 2.9 0 0 105 100.0
Valdez-Cordova 117 85.4 4 2.9 12 8.8 4 2.9 0 0 137 100.0
Wade Hampton 179 87.7 10 4.9 13 6.4 2 1.0 0 0 204 100.0
Wrangell-Petersburg 82 81.2 3 3.0 12 11.9 4 4.0 0 0 101 100.0
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: 01/27/15