Maternal age and the likelihood of a maternal request for cesarean delivery: A 5-year population-based study

Herng Ching Lin, Sudha Xirasagar

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摘要

Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine associations between maternal age and maternal request cesarean deliveries. Study design: Five-year population-based data from Taiwan (1997-2001) that covered 904,657 singleton deliveries without a clinical indication for cesarean delivery that were judged by the attending physician were subjected to multiple logistic regression, year-wise, to examine the association of maternal age with request cesarean delivery, adjusted for health care institutional characteristics. Results: Request cesarean delivery rates steadily increased over the study period within each age group, disproportionately so among the 34+ age group. Women aged

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)848-855
頁數8
期刊American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
192
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 三月 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 醫藥 (全部)
  • 婦產科

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