Evaluation of Predictors of Elective Cesarean Section in Women Referred to Isfahan Hospitals in 2009

Pirdehghan, Azar and Farajzadegan, Ziba and Maracy, Mohamadreza and Mehrabian, Ferdows (2012) Evaluation of Predictors of Elective Cesarean Section in Women Referred to Isfahan Hospitals in 2009. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (11). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Introduction: As for increasing the rate of cesarean section, its cost and limited resources in our country, this study was done aimed on assessing demographic factors and background variables as predictors of cesarean section. Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted on 2124 term pregnant women referred to Isfahan hospitals in May 2009. Sampling method was census. Data were collected and analyzed using SPSS software version 15 and logistic regression model. P value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results: Women who had one or two children compared to nulliparous, age equal or higher than 20-35 compared to age less than 20, having education and job, admitted in private hospital and women who covered by various insurances had more elective cesarean section. The odds ratios in all of them were significant (p<0.05). Conclusion: Women with high eco-social level and also having insurance in pregnancy period can consider as predictive factors for elective cesarean section.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 17:41
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 17:41
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5731

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