Statistics and Indicators

Mode of birth by maternal age

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    Births by mode of birth, ACT mothers, 2017-19

    • Mothers who gave birth by caesarean section in 2017–2019 were generally older than mothers who had other types of births. Around half (50.1%) of women aged 40 years and over gave birth via caesarean section compared with 19.9% of women aged 20–24 years.

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