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Table 1 Distribution of CS in all facilities providing total births data: Uganda, 2012 and 2016

From: Spatial and temporal trends of cesarean deliveries in Uganda: 2012–2016

Health facilities in each category (n) and proportion providing CS (%)
Facility level 2012 2016
Comprehensive emergency obstetric care
 Referral Hospital 14 (100%) 15 (100%)
 General Hospital 123 (80%) 140 (76%)
 Health center IV 181 (32%) 181 (72%)
 Private Small Clinics 76 (26%) 227 (4.8%)
Basic emergency obstetric carea
 Health Center III 1091 (0.91%) 1144 (2.6%)
Essential obstetric careb
 Health Center II 1976 (0%) 2610 (0%)
All facilities 3461 (5.8%) 4317 (6.8%)
  1. CS Cesarean section
  2. aSome Health center IIIs are providing CS in addition to their designated role as basic emergency obstetric care centers
  3. bSome Health center IIs are conducting normal deliveries, though they are only intended to offer antenatal care services
  4. N refers to the number of facilities in that category. Percentage refers to the proportion of all facilities in that category providing CS