Concern of Cesarean Section Rate

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Panya Sananpanichkul



Although World Health Organization defined the appropriate cesarean section rate at 10-15%, the rate is still high in many hospitals. The attempt to decrease this could be start in primary and secondary cesarean section as well as social educating and create the cultivating good moral traits in our obstetricians. However, what is more important than the "cesarean section rate" is the best health outcomes of mothers and babies that should be taken into account of the public health resources. Therefore, the rate of cesarean delivery still varies among individuals over time, population and social status.

Keywords: cesarean section; cesarean section rate



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Panya Sananpanichkul, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyPrapokklao hospital, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

Associated Professor at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prapokklao hospital,Chanthaburi, Thailand.


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