Risk factors for ruptured uterus in Mulago hospital Kampala, Uganda.

@article{Wandabwa2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for ruptured uterus in Mulago hospital Kampala, Uganda.},
  author={Julius N Wandabwa and Pat Doyle and Jennifer Todd and Paul Kiondo and Margaret Wandabwa and Florence Aziga},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={56-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors for ruptured uterus. DESIGN A case control study. SETTING Mulago Hospital labour wards, Kampala, Uganda. SUBJECTS Fifty two women with ruptured uterus were recruited between 15th November 2001 and 30th November 2002 and were compared with 500 mothers with normal delivery. RESULTS The predictors for ruptured uterus were low socio-economic (OR 2.5, 95% CI 1.2-7.1), residing more than ten kilometres from Mulago hospital (OR 6.7, 95% CI 2.1-21.2… CONTINUE READING

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