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Table 3 Reasons for CS preference among women from 8 countries (n = 392)

From: Preference for cesarean section in young nulligravid women in eight OECD countries and implications for reproductive health education

Please indicate why you prefer Cesarean birth (CB) n (%)
Fear of labor pain 305 (77.8)
To avoid damage to my body/to maintain vaginal integrity 245 (62.5)
Ability to plan the time of birth 103 (26.3)
Convenience of scheduled Cesarean birth 102 (26.0)
Cesarean birth is better/safer/healthier for the mother 71 (18.1)
Other 20 (5.1)