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Table 3 Use of antibiotics during postnatal care for women (as percentage of caesarean deliveries)

From: Caesarean section in four South East Asian countries: reasons for, rates, associated care practices and health outcomes

  Indonesia    Malaysia    The Philippines    Thailand    
  Overall Tertiary District Overall Tertiary 1 Tertiary 2 Overall Tertiary 1 Tertiary 2 Overall Regional University Provincial
  n = 619 n = 292 n = 327 n = 454 n = 264 n = 190 n = 474 n = 126 n = 348 n = 1045 n = 333 n = 332 n = 380
Antibiotics postpartum 100 100 100 41 3 94 54 98 38 48 24 15 97
If yes, antibiotics given for              
Prophylaxis 100 100 100 90 0 93 36 0 69 90 71 67 97
Wound infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 98 8 0 1 4 0
Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes 0 0 0 6 43 4 0 0 0 4 11 4 2
Urinary tract infection 0 0 0 2 43 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0
Endometritis 0 0 0 2 14 1 0 0 0 2 4 8 1
Upper respiratory tract infection 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 6 4 0
Other/Unknown 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 1 22 2 6 8 0
  1. Figures are percentage rounded to the nearest whole number