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Table 3 Population based CS rates by referral region, Uganda, 2012–2016

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

Health service referral region % change in population-based CS rates a Median CS rate Estimated PRR for 2012–2016 Projected PRR for CS 2021b
Fort Portal 5.0–14 5.9 1.32 (1.31–1.33) 3.88 (3.84–3.93)
Mbale 1.6–3.7 2.9 1.21 (1.20–1.21) 2.34 (2.32–2.36)
Kabale 3.9–8.3 6.6 1.18 (1.17–1.19) 2.23 (2.21–2.25)
Lira 1.5–2.8 2.3 1.17 (1.16–1.19) 2.60 (2.58–2.62)
Jinja 1.7–3.6 3 1.16 (1.15–1.17) 2.34 (2.32–2.36)
Mubende 10–11 12 1.15 (1.14–1.17) 2.04 (2.02–2.06)
Mbarara 3.7–7.4 6 1.14 (1.14–1.15) 1.95 (1.94–1.96)
Hoima 2.9–5.0 4.5 1.14 (1.13–1.15) 1.92 (1.91–1.93)
Arua 2.8–4.6 4 1.14 (1.13–1.15) 1.92 (1.91–1.93)
Mulago 10–14 7 1.14 (1.13–1.14) 1.90 (1.89–1.91)
Gulu 2.1–3.7 3.3 1.12 (1.10–1.13) 1.74 (1.73–1.75)
Moroto 1.3–2.0 1.5 1.12 (1.10–1.15) 1.79 (1.55–2.07)
Masaka 5.2–6.4 6.4 1.07 (1.07–1.08) 1.42 (1.41–1.42)
Soroti 0.99–2.4 1.4 1.00 (0.99–1.01) 1.00 (1.00–1.00)
All Uganda 3.2–5.9 4.6 1.16 (1.15–1.16) 2.12 (2.11–2.12)
  1. CS Cesarean section, PRR Prevalence Rate Ratio
  2. aCS rates for baseline year 2012 and latest year 2016
  3. bRatio of CS rate in 2021 to CS rate for the baseline period (2012 to 2016)