FREQUENCY AND FACTORS OF CESAREAN SECTION IN LADY DOCTORS WORKING IN DIFFERENT HEALTH CARE FACILITY, PESHAWAR
Objectives: To determine the frequency and factors of cesarean section in lady doctors working in different health care facility, Peshawar
Materials and Methods: This was a cross sectional descriptive study over a period of one year from January 2016 to December 2016, in lady doctors working in different health care facility of Peshawar and comprised 2000. All the post operative cesarean section patients delivered singleton and alive baby admitted in gynecology wards in different health care facility of Peshawar were included in the study all the post operative cesarean section patients delivered singleton and alive baby, admitted in intensive care unit due to medical reasons and complication after surgery ,non cooperative and reluctant patients were excluded.
Results: The cesarean section was 60.05% in 30-39 years of age 72.25% in urban settings, 73% of the patients operated in public hospitals, 36.9% obese, 81.5% of respondents was of upper social class, 77% of patients had antenatal visits more than 2, maternal indications included CPD 10%, obstructed labor 17.5% where as fetal indications were fetal distress 23.5% and fetal mal presentation 11.5%.
Conclusion: The emergent cesarean section was more as compare to planned type.