Statistics and Indicators

Caesarean births - maternal age and patient type

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    Mothers that had a caesarean section birth, by patient type and age group, ACT, 2017-2019

    • Among women who gave birth by caesarean section in the ACT in 2017–2019, the proportion of these procedures performed as a private patient increased with the age of the mother. Younger women were more likely to have a caesarean section as a public patient than older women; 48.0% of women aged 40 years or older were private patients, compared to 8.1% of women aged less than 25 years.

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