Analysis of incidence of caesarean sections in primigravida


  • Suyujna D. Joshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Post Graduate District Hospital, Ballari, Karnataka, India
  • Rajeshwari Rai Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Post Graduate District Hospital, Ballari, Karnataka, India
  • Ruksar Banu
  • Jayasakthi G. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Post Graduate District Hospital, Ballari, Karnataka, India



Primigravida, Pregnancy, LSCS


Background: Current study was conducted to determine the incidence of caesarean sections in primigravida.

Methods: A total number of 1698 primigravidas were admitted in the department of DNB district hospital Ballari, out of which 501 primigravidas who underwent caesarean section were included in the study.

Results: Caesarean section rate in primigravida was observed to be 29.5%, 55% of women were from rural areas and 45% from urban areas, 69.9% women belonged to lower class 31.1% belonged to upper middle class, 25% were illiterate while 75% were literate.

Conclusions: Meta-analysis suggests that the occurrence of pregnancy complications differ according to fetal sex with a higher cardiovascular and metabolic load for the mother in the presence of a male fetus.



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