Rapid estimation of unnecessary cesarean section and economic burden on families in Bangladesh
Six out of ten children in the hospital or clinic in Bangladesh are born in the Caesarean system. In this case, 80 percent of the surgery is in the private institution.
Of the 3.1 million annual births in Bangladesh 952,000 are conducted by Cesarean Section
Only 3 percent of the healthcare centers across the country meet the minimum criteria required for normal delivery.
C-section delivery increased from 12 percent in 2010 to 31 percent in 2016.
70% of all births done through caesarean sections in Bangladesh annually are medically unnecessary.
Rates of C-section in the urban areas and rural areas in Bangladesh.
Rates of Cesarean Section rise with increase in women’s education. More than half (56%) of the women, those who have at least completed secondary education, delivered by Cesarean Section.
Four out of five deliveries performed in private hospitals and clinics were by Cesarean Section.
In Bangladesh proportion of facility deliveries performed by Cesarean Section by private facilities is 83% and for public and NGOs is 35% and 39% accordingly.
Percentage Delivered by C-Section in Bangladesh
Risk for Children born via Cesarean Section Vs. Normal Delivery
Number of Countries as per Cesarean Section Rate
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) rate in USA over years
Average annual rate of increase (AARI) in the prevalence of caesarean delivery in Bangladesh, 2004–2014
Likelihood of Cesarean Delivery by Region in Bangladesh
Cesarean Section by Socio-economic Quintiles in Bangladesh
Trend of Cesarean Delivery over the Survey Years in Bangladesh between 2004 and 2014
Caesarean Section Rate in rural and urban China, 1988-2008, by household income
Caesarean Section Rate in China1988-2008, by socio-economic region
Predicted Maternal Mortality Ratio in relation to Caesarean Delivery Rate
National Vital Statistics Reports on United States births 2010
National Vital Statistics Reports on United States births by race and hispanic origin of mother- 2013