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Inequality in utilization of cesarean delivery in Bangladesh: a decomposition analysis using nationally representative data

Khan, Md Nuruzzaman; Islam, Md Mofizul; Rahman, Mijanur


Objective: This study examined the inequality in cesarean section (CS) utilization and its socio-economic contributors. Study design: Retrospective two-stage stratified sample design. Methods: Data were extracted from two rounds of the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2004 and 2014. Concentration Index of CS utilization was calculated using the wealth quintile. Regression-based decomposition method was applied to assess the socio-economic contributors of inequality in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Health
DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2018.01.015


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