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Table 5 Principal discharge diagnoses

From: Trend in primary caesarean delivery: a five-year experience in ABRUZZO, ITALY

Discharge diagnosis n (%)
Caesarean Delivery without indication 8356 (66.6)
Breech presentation 525 (4.2)
High head at term 387 (3.1)
Obstructed labor 321 (2.6)
Fetal distress 317 (2.5)
Abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm 253 (2.0)
Twin pregnancy 208 (1.7)
Primary uterine inertia 174 (1.4)
Fetopelvic disproportion 159 (1.3)
Premature rupture of membranes 130 (1.0)
Poor fetal growth 121 (1.0)
Others 1591 (12.7)
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