National Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland.
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Obstetric Labor Complications
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CitationNational Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland. 2016, 11 (6):e0156172 PLoS ONE
AbstractInternationally, 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.
SponsorsThis work was supported by the Health Research Board in Ireland under grant no. HRA_HSR/2012/8.