Differences in nulliparous caesarean section rates across models of care: a decomposition analysis.
Local subject classificationEMERGENCY
Delivery of Health Care
Elective Surgical Procedures
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CitationDifferences in nulliparous caesarean section rates across models of care: a decomposition analysis. 2016, 16:239 BMC Health Serv Res
PublisherBMC health services research
JournalBMC health services research
AbstractTo 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.
SponsorsThis work is funded by the Health Research Board (grant number HRA_HSR/2012/8)