Table 4

Caesarean delivery rates in 4 health facilities with records of caesarean deliveries in 2005, Korogocho, Viwandani and environs in Nairobi1

Health facility

Deliveries

Cesearean deliveries

Caesearean delivery rate (%)


Nursing home

241

1

0.4

Obstetric specialist hospital

18,943

2,802

14.8

Mission hospital

9,717

3,289

33.8

National referral and teaching hospital

6,775

2,149

31.7

Total

35,676

8,241

23.1


1The caesarean rate for all 25 facilities is 20.0% (8,241/41,112)

Ziraba et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:46   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-46

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