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Table 3 Caesarean section as a proportion of all births in Zahedan

From: Home birth and barriers to referring women with obstetric complications to hospitals: a mixed-methods study in Zahedan, southeastern Iran

Number of C/S Expected number births in Zahedan Proportion Zahedan/hospitals Recommended range
2501 15150 0.17 0.21 5-15%
  1. Source: MHO, Zahedan, 2011.