Cesarean Section and related factors in Tehran, Iran

Garmaroudi G, Eftekhar H, Batebi A
2002 Payesh  
Objectives: A cross-sectional study has been conducted to determine the prevalence and influential factors affecting CSP. Material & methods: CSP has been studied in eight hospitals (two private and six public) during December 1998 to March 1999 in Tehran (Iran). Results: The findings show that CSP were 26.8% and 25.5% in primi-and multi- para woman, respectively. Highest ratios were observed among private hospitals (87.4% and 78.5%). The corresponding ratios for public hospitals were between
more » ... .6-39.2%. Conclusion: The CSP was significantly associated with socio-economic condition, educational and occupational status of the mother (P<0.000).
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