Term: Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC) Rate

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2009-02-12

Definition:

This is the percent of women giving birth vaginally who had previously had at least one delivery by C-Section. Data comes from the hospital records.

For a list of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CA diagnoses codes used to identify Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC) in the Child Health Atlas Update (2008), please see the Links section below.

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References 

  • Brownell M, De Coster C, Penfold R, Derksen S, Au W, Schultz J, Dahl M. Manitoba Child Health Atlas Update. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)

Term used in 

  • Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)