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Shariat M, Majlesi F, Azari S, Mahmoodi M. Cesaren section in maternity hospitals in Tehran, Iran. Payesh. 2002; 1 (3) :5-10
URL: http://payeshjournal.ir/article-1-864-en.html
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Objective(s): To assess the cesarean rate and related factors in maternity hospitals in Tehran.
Material & Methods: This was a cross-sectional study using data from 824 pregnant women via a two• step random sampling. A standardised form was completed for each mother, collecting past and present obstetric history and demographic characteristics.
Results: 66.5% of mothers delivered by cesarean section & 33.5% vaginaly. 72% of cesareans were elective. Of these 22% were done because of maternal request and 71 % of mothers who requested cesarean had no logic reason for their request. Also 65% of doctors suggested cesaran for their patients without any true medical indications. The majority of cesarean sections were performed in private hospitals (84% in private vs. 47% in public hospitals (P<0.0001).
Conclusion:  The results show significant variability among hospitals when opting for cesarean section. Also, the results indicate that, cesarean section is widely performed for non-medical reasons.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2018/11/28 | Published: 2002/07/15

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