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Table 7 Appropriate indications for Cesarean section

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

Indications n (%)
Breech presentation 1218 (9.7)
Active genital Herpes simplex in third trimester of pregnancy 2 (0.1)
Placenta previa 203 (1.6)
Previous uterine rupture or previous cesarean delivery with longitudinal incision
Estimated fetal weight of 4500 g or more in diabetic women 5 (0.1)
Total 1428 (11.4)
  1. Hospital discharge records were searched on the principal or secondary diagnostic codes for the caesarean section clinical indications