Table 4

Change in CSs per 100 expected live births prepolicy and postpolicy, using national health information data from 2001 to 2015 in Benin

Average caesarean rate95% CIP value
Constant2.3%1.5% to 3.0%<0.001
Annual trend before the policy (2009)+0.2%0.07% to 0.4%0.009
Immediate change in level (2009)−0.4%−1.3% to 0.6%0.424
Annual trend after the policy (2009)+0.5%0.3% to 0.7%<0.001
Change in trend before versus after the policy+0.3%0.07% to 0.6%0.016
  • CSs, caesarean sections.