Method of Delivery by Deprivation

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Information on method of delivery for births in Scotland, broken down by deprivation category.

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
Country text 9-digit country code for Scotland.
Month numeric Month based on the date the woman was discharged from hospital after delivery.
SIMDQuintile numeric Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation Quintile (1 = most deprived, 5 = least deprived)

SIMD open data

AllBirths numeric Total number of all singleton live births.
SpontaneousVaginal numeric Number of spontaneous vaginal singleton live births.
AssistedVaginal numeric Number of assisted vaginal singleton live births, including vaginal delivery by forceps or ventouse, or vaginal delivery of a breech baby.
CSectionAll numeric Number of all caesarian section singleton live births.
CSectionElected numeric Number of elected caesarian section singleton live births.
CSectionEmergency numeric Number of emergency caesarian section singleton live births.
OtherNotKnown numeric Number of singleton live births where method of delivery is not known.
PercentSpontaneousVaginal numeric Percentage of spontaneous vaginal singleton live births.
PercentAssistedVaginal numeric Percentage of assisted vaginal singleton live births.
PercentCSectionAll numeric Percentage of all caesarian section singleton live births.
PercentCSectionElected numeric Percentage of elected caesarian section singleton live births.
PercentCSectionEmergency numeric Percentage of emergency caesarian section singleton live births.
PercentOtherNotKnown numeric Percentage of singleton live births where method of delivery is not known.

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Data last updated March 2, 2022
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