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Table 5 Distribution of caesarean section rates and maternal mortality ratios among hospitals in Ethiopia by regions, 2015

From: Association between maternal mortality and caesarean section in Ethiopia: a national cross-sectional study

Regions in Ethiopia Maternal mortality ratios (95% CI) Caesarean section rates (95% CI)
Addis Ababa 98 (71–131) 38.5 (38.1–38.9)
Afar 548 (251-1,037) 7.7 (6.4–9.1)
Amhara 216 (175–265) 22.3 (21.9–22.7)
Benishangul Gumuz 120 (33–307) 21.1 (19.7–22.6)
Dire Dawa 150 (65–296) 25.8 (24.7–26.9)
Gambella 360 (132–782) 7.8 (6.6–9.2)
Harari 311 (174–513) 24.0 (22.9–25.2)
Oromia 146 (123–172) 18.7 (18.4–18.9)
SNNPR 133 (107–163) 16.5 (16.2–16.8)
Somali 416 (288–580) 5.7 (5.2–6.2)
Tigray 74 (51–104) 11.7 (11.4–12.0)
Total 149 (136–162) 20.3 (20.2–20.5)