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Table 1 Percent distribution of CS cases by indication, according to emergency classification

From: Quality of caesarean delivery services and documentation in first-line referral facilities in Afghanistan: a chart review

Indication Emergency cases (N = 151) Non-emergency cases (N = 18) All CS deliveries (N = 169)
  N % N % N %
All maternal indications 91 60.3 12 66.6 103 60.9
   Placenta praevia/abruption 29 19.2 1 5.6 30 17.7
   Maternal distress 3 2.0 1 5.6 4 2.4
   Failed induction 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
   Previous scar 11 7.3 4 22.2 15 8.9
   Eclampsia/severe pre-eclampsia 6 4.0 1 5.6 7 4.1
   CPD/prolonged labor 42 27.8 4 22.2 46 27.2
   Vesico-vaginal fistula 0 0.0 1 5.6 1 0.6
All fetal indications 48 31.8 5 27.8 51 30.2
   Cord prolapse/presentation 5 3.3 0 0.0 5 3.0
   Fetal distress 20 13.2 1 5.6 21 12.4
   Malpresentation 22 14.6 4 22.2 24 14.2
   Multiple gestation 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.6
No information 12 7.9 1 5.6 15 8.9