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Motamedi B, JanghorbaniN M, Eftekhari N. Prevalence of Cesarean Section and Some Determinant Factors In Kerman. jour guilan uni med sci. 2000; 9 (33 and 34) :88-95
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Abstract:   (508 Views)
In spite of the cesarean section expense, mortality and morbidity is more than normal delivery This study performed to determine prevalence of cesarean section and some determinant factors. In this cross sectional study information was consecutively collected from 500 deliveries with gestational age of more than 28 Weeks in Kerman Hospitals at Agust 1996.
Prevalence of cesarean section was 37.6% with mean maternal age 26.8±6.1 years, mean education 9.1± 4.3 classes, mean previous pregnancies 2.5± 1.7,mean gestational age 39.2±1.7 weeks and Birth weight 3158±523 grams. There were significant statistical relationship between rate of cesarean section rates and number of previous cesarean section, number of prenatal care (P<0.01), presentation, visit by midwife, labour pain, cephalopelvic disproportion(C.P.D.),tobectomy after delivery, motherchr('39')s offer for cesarean section (P<0.001) and age of marriage (P<0.05). Results showed that cesarean section prevalence in this study was more than reports of other countries and other studies in Iran, it related to many factors that could be reduced by making proper managment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/04/8 | Accepted: 2019/04/8 | Published: 2019/04/8

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