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Table 6 Indications for operations in women with elective CSs

From: Lithuania’s experience in reducing caesarean sections among nulliparas: the impact of the quality improvement course

IndicationAbsolute contribution to the CS rate in group 2B, %, 2014Absolute contribution to the CS rate in group 2B, %, 2016p valueAbsolute contribution to the overall CS rate, %, 2014Absolute contribution to the overall CS rate, %, 2016p value
Placental and umbilical cord pathology10.4 11/1064.9 4/82p = 0.1680.3 11/35020.1 4/3526p = 0.069
Fetus related conditions11.3 12/10615.9 13/82p = 0.3630.3 12/350204 13/3526p = 0.857
Maternal diseases49.0 52/10661.0 50/82p = 0.1031.5 52/35021.4 50/3526p = 0.667
Suspected fetal macrosomia9.4 10/1064.9 4/82p = 0.2380.3 10/35020.1 4/3526p = 0.105
Preeclampsia4.7 5/1067.3 6/82p = 0.4530.1 5/35020.2 6/3526p = 0.772
Post-term pregnancy15.1 16/1066.1 5/82p = 0.0520.5 16/35020.1 5/3526p = 0.016
Total   3.0106/35022.3 82/3526p = 0.069