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Table 3 Caesarean section rate in each group by Robson's classification according to pre and post intervention period

From: Using a Caesarean Section Classification System based on characteristics of the population as a way of monitoring obstetric practice

Groups CS rate in each group %
  Pre intervention Post intervention p-value*
1. Nulliparous, single cephalic, ≥ 37 weeks, in spontaneous labour 24.1 25.2 0.9810
  (41/170) (36/143)  
2. Nulliparous, single cephalic, ≥ 37 weeks, induced or CS before labour 65.0 63.8 0.9116
  (26/40) (30/47)  
3. Multiparous (excluding prev. CS), single cephalic, ≥ 37 weeks, in spontaneous labour 23.3 20.7 0.4941
  (44/189) (35/169)  
4. Multiparous (excluding prev. CS), single cephalic, ≥ 37 weeks, induced or CS before labour 48.4 51.1 0.8154
  (15/31) (23/45)  
5. Previous CS, single cephalic, ≥ 37 weeks 72.4 70.1 0.7770
  (110/152) (94/134)  
6. All nulliparous breeches 100.0 100.0 -
  (9/9) (8/8)  
7. All multiparous breeches (including prev. CS) 100.0 100.0 -
  (13/13) (12/12)  
8. All multiple pregnancies (including prev. CS) 76.9 58.3 0.4110
  (10/13) (7/12)  
9. All abnormal lies (including prev. CS) 100.0 100.0 -
  (3/3) (4/4)  
10. All single cephalic, ≤ 36 weeks (including prev. CS) 70.5 42.6 0.0058
  (31/44) (23/54)  
  1. *p-value according to Chi-square or Exact of Fisher tests