Rising Trends of Cesarean Section in Bangladesh: Associated Factors and Long-Term Complications on Health of Mother and Children


  • Md. Altaf Hossain Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
  • Ishrat Jahan Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh/ Department of Animal Resources Science, Sunchon National University, Suncheon, South Korea
  • Mohammad Mozibul Haque Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
  • Nazmul Sarwar Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
  • Nilufa Yeasmin Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
  • Dilshad Islam Department of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh




Background: With taking into consideration of the high cesarean section (CS) rate, the objectives of this study were to ascertain factors associated with and point out metamorphose complications with high CS rates in Bangladesh.

Subjects and Method: A cross-sectional study accounted for data collection from rural (196) and urban (241) women who gave birth to babies between 2005 and 2018 in Chattogram, Bangladesh. The study subjects were selected by using a systematic random sampling technique and the sample size was determined by using web-based Raosoft software. The delivery modes were dependent variables whereas influential factors and complications related to delivery were independent variables. The data were collected through face-to-face interviews using a pre-structured question


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How to Cite

Hossain, M. A., Jahan, I., Haque, M. M., Sarwar, N., Yeasmin, N., & Islam, D. (2022). Rising Trends of Cesarean Section in Bangladesh: Associated Factors and Long-Term Complications on Health of Mother and Children. Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 7(5), 532–542. https://doi.org/10.26911/thejmch.2022.07.05.04