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Table 2 Indications for caesarean section

From: Incidence and predictors of surgical site infections following caesarean sections at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania

Indication N (%)
Previous caesarean delivery 106 (30.7)
Fetal distress 54 (15.7)
Prolonged labor 48 (13.9)
Malpresentation 32 (9.3)
Obstructed labor 28 (8.1)
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy 30 (8.7)
Antepartum hemorrhage 9 (2.6)
Premature rupture of membranes 7 (2.0)
Others* 31 (9.0)
Total 345 (100.00)
  1. * Included maternal distress, maternal request, big baby, twin with Malpresentation, ruptured uterus, cord accident and failed induction of labor.