Table 1

Study sites in Thailand

Hospital #RegionType of hospital# of births per year (2020)Caesarean section rate (2020)
Hospital 1Central ThailandPublic hospital443143.6%
Hospital 2Central ThailandPublic hospital460534.3%
Hospital 3Central ThailandPublic teaching hospital520348.5%
Hospital 4Northeast ThailandPublic teaching hospital172742.5%
Hospital 5Northeast ThailandPublic hospital475643.6%
Hospital 6Northeast ThailandPublic hospital336149.2%
Hospital 7Northern ThailandPublic hospital502550.1%
Hospital 8Eastern ThailandPublic hospital326856.9%