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Table 2 Changes in facility-based CS rates, by facility type and referral regions, Uganda, 2012–2016

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

CS rates by level of care CS rate 2012–2016 Median CS rate PRRa2012–2016a PRR for CS2021b
Health center IV 4.0–8.0 5.8 1.18 (1.17–1.19) 2.30 (2.28–2.32)
Gen. Hospital 22–32 25 1.10 (1.09–1.10) 1.58 (1.57–1.58)
Referral Hospitals 20–25 23 1.08 (1.07–1.08) 1.45 (1.44–1.45)
All CEmOCs 19–22 19 1.09 (1.09–1.09) 1.52 (1.51–1.52)
Health service referral regions
 Fort Portal 11–26 13 1.25 (1.24–1.25) 3.00 (2.97–3.03)
 Mulago 10–14 13 1.09 (1.09–1.10) 1.55 (1.54–1.55)
 Lira 4.8–5.5 5.5 1.06 (1.05–1.08) 1.36 (1.35–1.37)
 Gulu 4.5–6.0 5.5 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.34 (1.33–1.34)
 Hoima 8.1–10 10 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.32 (1.31–1.32)
 Kabale 11–13 12 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.33 (1.32–1.33)
 Mbarara 11–15 14 1.05 (1.04–1.05) 1.25 (1.24–1.25)
 Jinja 5.2–6.8 6.8 1.04 (1.03–1.04) 1.19 (1.18–1.19)
 Arua 7.3–8.3 7.9 1.03 (1.02–1.04) 1.17 (1.16–1.17)
 Mbale 5.7–6.8 6.1 1.03 (1.02–1.04) 1.16 (1.15–1.16)
 Mubende 10–11 11 1.03 (1.02–1.04) 1.15 (1.14–1.15)
 Soroti 4.7–4.5 4.6 0.97 (0.96–0.99) 0.87 (0.86–0.87)
 Moroto 5.3–3.9 3.9 0.93 (0.92–0.95) 1.48 (1.47–1.49)
 Masaka 17–11 14 0.93 (0.92–0.93) 0.68 (0.66–0.70)
 All Uganda 9.1–11 9.6 1.06 (1.06–1.06) 1.36 (1.35–1.36)
  1. CS Cesarean section, CEmOC Comprehensive emergency obstetric care, PRR Prevalence Rate Ratio
  2. aEstimated PRR is equivalent to the annual rate of increase in the CS rate
  3. bRatio of CS rate in 2021 to CS rate for the baseline period (2012 to 2016)