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Table 6.1Proportion of CS with consultant involvement in maternity units

Median (%)IQR (%)
Consultant present in theatre
All CS12.67.6 – 18.5
“Emergency” CS8.75.8 – 13.3
“Emergency” CS out of hours (1800 – 0700)4.82.1 – 8.8
Consultant involved on decision making to perform CS
All CS76.463.0 – 89.2
“Emergency” CS75.057.2 – 87.5
“Emergency” CS out of hours (1800 – 0700)72.452.0 – 87.5

IQ Interquartile range

From: 6, Factors affecting likelihood of caesarean section during intrapartum care

Cover of Caesarean Section
Caesarean Section.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 132.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2011 Nov.
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