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Table 2 All births

From: Obstetric interventions in two groups of hospitals in Catalonia: a cross-sectional study

  Number of hospitals Number of births Caesarean section Forceps Vacuum Unspecified instrument
(N) (N) (N) Rate (CI) (N) Rate (CI) (N) Rate (CI) (N) Rate (CI)
Operative and instrumental births All hospitals   
  All births reported in MBDS
Stratum S1 21 64 5019 78570 1745 21643 34.77% (33.45-36.09) 27.55% (27.23-27.86) 203 5284 4.04% (3.50-4.59) 6.73% (6.55-6.90) 364 3519 7.25% (6.53-7.97) 4.48% (4.33-4.62) 169 3449 3.37% (2.87-3.87) 4.39% (4.25-4.53)
Stratum S2 13 11439 2756 24.09% (23.31-24.88) 493 4.31% (3.94-4.68) 398 3.48% (3.14-3.82) 593 5.18% (4.78-5.59)
Stratum S3 19 29602 7049 23.81% (23.33-24.30) 2381 8.04% (7.73-8.35) 1232 4.16% (3.93-4.39) 1447 4.89% (4.64-5.13)
Stratum S4 11 32510 10093 31.05% (30.54-31.55) 2207 6.79% (6.52-7.06) 1525 4.69% (4.46-4.92) 1240 3.81% (3.61-4.02)
  1. Obstetric intervention rates by stratum.