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Demographic and Health Surveys: Caesarean Section Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa

Citation

Buekens, Pierre; Curtis, Siân L.; & Alayón, Silvia (2003). Demographic and Health Surveys: Caesarean Section Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ, 326(7381), 136. PMCID: PMC140005

Abstract

It is well documented that caesarean section rates have increased in many Latin American and Asian countries, and that many of these interventions are unnecessary. 1 2 Fewer data are available on trends in caesarean section rates in sub-Saharan Africa, where concern centres on lack of access to necessary interventions.3

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7381.136

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

BMJ

Author(s)

Buekens, Pierre
Curtis, Siân L.
Alayón, Silvia

Year Published

2003

Volume Number

326

Issue Number

7381

Pages

136

PMCID

PMC140005

Reference ID

2015