Table 4

Caesarean section rates by divisions in Malindi District
Expected births C-section performed C-section rate Estimated mean distance in kilometres to comprehensive EmOC facility
2008
Division
Malindi 7534 436 (80.9%) 5.8% 5
Magarini 3578 84 (15.6%) 2.3% 10
Langobaya 1272 13 (2.4%) 1.0% 20
Marafa 2302 6 (1.1%) 0.3% 30
Total 14,686 539 3.7%
2009
Division
Malindi 8272 541 (78.7%) 6.5% 5
Magarini 3691 105 (15.3%) 2.8% 10
Langobaya 1228 12 (1.7%) 1.0% 20
Marafa 2068 20 (2.9%) 1.0% 30
Total 15,259 687 4.5%

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Echoka et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:113   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-113

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