Caesarean section by maternal age group among singleton deliveries and primiparous Japanese women: a secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health.

@article{YoshiokaMaeda2016CaesareanSB,
  title={Caesarean section by maternal age group among singleton deliveries and primiparous Japanese women: a secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health.},
  author={Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda and Erika Ota and Togoobaatar Ganchimeg and Mariko Kuroda and Rintaro Mori},
  journal={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={39}
}
BACKGROUND The rising caesarean section rate is an important public health concern that in turn increases maternal and perinatal risks of adverse effects, unnecessary medical consumption, and inequities in worldwide access. The aim of this study was to investigate caesarean section indications by maternal age group and examine the association between age and caesarean section in primiparous Japanese women with singleton births. METHODS We analyzed the Japanese data of primiparous women with… CONTINUE READING

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