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Ratio of Cesarean Deliveries to Total Operations and Surgeon Nationality Are Potential Proxies for Surgical Capacity in Central Haiti

Overview of attention for article published in World Journal of Surgery, September 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Ratio of Cesarean Deliveries to Total Operations and Surgeon Nationality Are Potential Proxies for Surgical Capacity in Central Haiti
Published in
World Journal of Surgery, September 2012
DOI 10.1007/s00268-012-1794-7
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Authors

Christopher D. Hughes, Craig D. McClain, Lars Hagander, Jean Hamiltong Pierre, Reinou S. Groen, Adam L. Kushner, John G. Meara

Abstract

The World Health Organization has a standardized tool to assess surgical capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), but it is often resource- and time-intensive. There currently exists no simple, evidence-based measure of surgical capacity in these settings. The proportion of cesarean deliveries in regard to the total operations (C/O ratio) has been suggested as a way to assess quickly the capacity for emergency and essential surgery in LMICs. This ratio has been estimated to be between 23.3 and 41.5 % in LMICs, but the tool's utility has not been replicated.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 35 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 17%
Researcher 6 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 17%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 6%
Other 10 29%
Unknown 2 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 22 63%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 9%
Computer Science 2 6%
Arts and Humanities 1 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 3%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 3 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 March 2016.
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#3,348,304
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#575
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#26,952
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Outputs of similar age from World Journal of Surgery
#6
of 31 outputs
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