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Table 1 Type of operation and category of surgeon (C/S = caesarean section)

From: Postoperative outcome of caesarean sections and other major emergency obstetric surgery by clinical officers and medical officers in Malawi

Type of operation Clinical officers Medical officers Total
C/S only 1569 (89.5%) 185 (10.5%) 1754 (100.0%)
C/S + subtotal hysterectomy 11 (57.9%) 8 (42.1%) 19 (100.0%)
C/S + total hysterectomy 7 (70.0%) 3 (30.0%) 10 (100.0%)
C/S + repair of uterine rupture 59 (89.4%) 7 (10.6%) 66 (100.0%)
C/S + bilateral tubal ligation 224 (80.9%) 53 (19.1%) 277 (100.0%)
Not indicated 5 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 5 (100.0%)
Total 1875 (88.0%) 256 (12.0%) 2131 (100.0%)