Determinants of caesarean delivery among women hospitalized for childbirth in a remote population in China.

@article{Lei2003DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of caesarean delivery among women hospitalized for childbirth in a remote population in China.},
  author={Huizhong Lei and Shi Wu Wen and Mark Walker},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={937-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess determinants of a high Caesarean delivery rate in a remote population in China. METHODS A prospective cohort study including 20,891 women who gave birth between January 1, 1997, and June 30, 1998, in one of the 18 hospitals participating in a hospital-based regional perinatal surveillance system in Qingyuan, a remote rural region in Guangdong province, China. RESULTS Of the 20,891 pregnant women registered by the Qingyuan Perinatal Surveillance System, 7.5% were… CONTINUE READING

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