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Table 1 Descriptive statistics by region

From: Paradox lost on the U.S.-Mexico border: U.S. Latinas and cesarean rates

  Border Region Non-Border Region
Ethnicity
 Latina 45.1% 14.9%
Health Insurance Status
 Private 56.9% 69.3%
Education
 College Degree or more 46.2% 51.5%
Compounded Disadvantage 25.5% 6.4%
Cesarean Rate 32.7% 28.7%
Gestational Age
 Pre-term (< 37 weeks) 7.7% 8.0%
 Term (37–41 weeks) 92.3% 91.0%
 Post-term (42 or more weeks) 0.0% 1.0%
 Mean Parity 1.9 1.9
 Mean Maternal Age 28.4 30.6
 Previous Cesarean 25% 19%
 Cesarean for Malpresentation 0% 2.4%
  N = 52 N = 941