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Table 2 DDI by indication of emergency caesarean section (N = 598)

From: The decision delivery interval in emergency caesarean section and its associated maternal and fetal outcomes at a referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Indication n DDI (minutes)
Median (IQ)
Imminent Threat
 Fetal Distress 100 56.5 (37–83.5)
 NRFS 38 67.0 (45–172)
 APH 29 68.0 (45–139)
 Cord Prolapse 2 55.0 (40–70)
 Impending Uterine Rupture 2 45.5 (44–47)
Non Imminent Threat
  ≥ 2Previous Scar in labour 171 66.0 (43–127)
 Poor progress of labor 102 50.0 (38–102)
 Hypertensive disorder 88 69.0 (33–159)
 PROM 42 61.5 (40–126)
 Undiagnosed Breech in labour 22 114.0 (40–172)
 Failed Induction 22 59.0 (48–152)
 BOH 17 56.0 (30–90)
 Big baby 17 70.0 (39–219)
 Cervical Dystocia 10 98.0 (45–200)
 Prolong Labor 8 214.0 (120–245)
 Failure of trial of scar 7 122.0 (61–145)
 CPD 3 40.0 (37–100)
 Face presentation 2 72.0 (54–90)