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Determinants of caesarean section in Egypt: Evidence from the demographic and health survey

Show simple item record Khawaja M. Kabakian-Khasholian T. Jurdi R.
dc.contributor.editor 2004 2017-10-18T13:37:05Z 2017-10-18T13:37:05Z 2004
dc.identifier 10.1016/j.healthpol.2004.05.006
dc.identifier.issn 01688510
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the impact of near birth complications and socio-demographic, healthcare and spatial characteristics of caesarean section in Egypt, using data on 4032 births from the 2000 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey. The hospital caesarean section rate was 22percent in Egypt. Fever-vaginal discharge around delivery, birth weight, mother's age and education, birth order, residence and antenatal visits were important determinants of caesarean section. Variations by place of delivery were evident, although complications were more significant determinants of caesarean section in public settings and demographic characteristics were more important in private facilities. Unexpectedly, long labour and bleeding around delivery were not associated with caesarean section, particularly, in private hospitals. In view of the high and rising caesarean section rate in Egypt, monitoring the quality of maternity services in Egypt is imperative. An investigation of the forces sustaining the differential in determinants by place of delivery is needed. © 2004 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.format.extent Pages: (273-281)
dc.language English
dc.publisher CLARE
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Health Policy; Publication Year: 2004; Volume: 69; no. 3; Pages: (273-281);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Determinants of caesarean section in Egypt: Evidence from the demographic and health survey
dc.type Review
dc.contributor.affiliation Khawaja, M., Dept. of Epidemiol. and Pop. Health, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ctr. for Res. on Pop. and Health, Amer. Univ. Beirut, P.O. B., Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Kabakian-Khasholian, T., Dept. of Hlth. Behav. and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Jurdi, R., Faculty of Health Sciences, Ctr. for Res. on Pop. and Health, Amer. Univ. Beirut, P.O. B., Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Khawaja, M.; Dept. of Epidemiol. and Pop. Health, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut; Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences; Department: Health Promotion and Community Health;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Health Promotion and Community Health
dc.contributor.faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
dc.contributor.authorInitials Khawaja, M
dc.contributor.authorInitials Kabakian-Khasholian, T
dc.contributor.authorInitials Jurdi, R
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Khawaja, M (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Dept Epidemiol and Populat Hlth, Beirut, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut
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dc.description.citedTotWOSCount 22
dc.description.citedWOSCount 22
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dc.identifier.coden HEPOE
dc.identifier.pubmedID 15276307
dc.identifier.scopusID 3242747547
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Health Policy
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 3
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Health Policy
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Health Policy
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 69
dc.source.ID WOS:000223409800001
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Caesarean section
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Complications
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Egypt
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Health policy
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Healthcare
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Socio-demographic
dc.subject.otherIndex adult
dc.subject.otherIndex birth order
dc.subject.otherIndex birth weight
dc.subject.otherIndex cesarean section
dc.subject.otherIndex delivery
dc.subject.otherIndex demography
dc.subject.otherIndex education
dc.subject.otherIndex Egypt
dc.subject.otherIndex female
dc.subject.otherIndex fever
dc.subject.otherIndex health care
dc.subject.otherIndex health survey
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex major clinical study
dc.subject.otherIndex maternal age
dc.subject.otherIndex prenatal care
dc.subject.otherIndex private hospital
dc.subject.otherIndex residential care
dc.subject.otherIndex review
dc.subject.otherIndex vagina discharge
dc.subject.otherIndex Adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex Adult
dc.subject.otherIndex Age Factors
dc.subject.otherIndex Birth Order
dc.subject.otherIndex Cesarean Section
dc.subject.otherIndex Egypt
dc.subject.otherIndex Female
dc.subject.otherIndex Gestational Age
dc.subject.otherIndex Health Surveys
dc.subject.otherIndex Hospitals, Private
dc.subject.otherIndex Hospitals, Public
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Physician's Practice Patterns
dc.subject.otherIndex Pregnancy
dc.subject.otherIndex Pregnancy Complications
dc.subject.otherIndex Prenatal Diagnosis
dc.subject.otherIndex Socioeconomic Factors
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus DELIVERY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus RATES
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus COMPLICATIONS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus INDIA
dc.subject.otherWOS Health Care Sciences and Services
dc.subject.otherWOS Health Policy and Services

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