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Differences in nulliparous caesarean section rates across models of care: a decomposition analysis.Brick, Aoife; Layte, Richard; Nolan, Anne; Turner, Michael J (BMC health services research, 2016)To evaluate the extent of the difference in elective (ELCS) and emergency (EMCS) caesarean section (CS) rates between nulliparous women in public maternity hospitals in Ireland by model of care, and to quantify the contribution of maternal, clinical, and hospital characteristics in explaining the difference in the rates.
National Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland.Sinnott, Sarah-Jo; Brick, Aoife; Layte, Richard; Cunningham, Nathan; Turner, Michael J (PLoS One, 2016)Internationally, caesarean section (CS) rates are rising. However, mean rates of CS across providers obscure extremes of CS provision. We aimed to quantify variation between all maternity units in Ireland.