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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

Year Published

2003

Journal Title

BMJ

Author(s)

Buekens, Pierre
Curtis, Siân L.
Alayón, Silvia

PMCID

PMC140005