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Table 1 Total number of deliveries and facilities by country, and the percentages of deliveries by mode and country

From: Caesarean section without medical indications is associated with an increased risk of adverse short-term maternal outcomes: the 2004-2008 WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health

  Vaginal Delivery Caesarean section without indications Caesarean section with indications Total deliveries Total facilities
  Spontaneous Operative Antepartum Intrapartum Antepartum Intrapartum   
  % % % % % % n n
Africa         
Algeria 80.5 5.9 0.04 0.1 5.9 7.5 15,578 18
Angola 97.7 0.8 0.1 0.02 1.0 0.5 6,322 20
D.R. Congo 84.8 2.3 0.1 0.1 1.4 11.4 8,804 21
Kenya 82.9 1.5 0.1 0.5 3.2 11.8 19,968 20
Niger 91.5 3.2 0.02 0.2 0.4 4.8 8,275 11
Nigeria 81.1 4.4 0.1 0.3 3.6 10.5 8,939 21
Uganda 85.4 1.2 0.1 0.3 2.1 10.9 13,836 20
Americas         
Argentina 62.1 2.8 0.2 0.1 17.8 17.0 10,689 14
Brazil 68.5 2.0 0.3 0.2 15.4 13.6 15,129 19
Cuba 61.7 2.7 0.02 0.1 16.6 18.8 12,642 17
Ecuador 59.2 0.5 0.1 0.6 7.8 31.8 12,414 18
Mexico 60.4 1.9 0.1 0.1 15.8 21.8 20,883 21
Nicaragua 69.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 7.7 22.8 5,636 8
Paraguay 57.3 0.8 1.2 0.9 18.1 21.7 3,460 17
Peru 65.4 0.6 0.01 0.0 13.2 20.8 16,040 17
Asia         
Cambodia 77.6 7.7 0.04 0.2 2.6 11.8 5,565 5
China 52.6 1.2 9.3 2.3 19.7 14.9 14,541 21
India 79.4 2.9 0.1 0.2 3.6 13.8 24,682 20
Japan 74.1 6.1 0.1 0.0 13.9 5.9 3,300 10
Nepal 76.0 3.8 0.04 0.1 6.2 14.0 8,489 8
Philippines 78.4 2.8 0.04 0.1 8.0 10.3 13,295 6
Sri Lanka 65.9 3.5 0.5 0.2 20.2 9.8 15,024 14
Thailand 61.6 4.3 0.3 0.1 13.4 20.2 9,745 12
Vietnam 62.2 2.2 0.2 0.8 4.3 30.2 13,309 15
Total 71.7 2.6 0.6 0.3 9.4 15.4 286,565 373