Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Background
      • Data collection in Australia
      • Aim of the study
      • Structure of the paper
    • 2 Current evidence
      • Incidence
      • Risk factors
      • Significance to maternal mortality and morbidity
    • 3 Methodology
      • Data source
      • Data extraction
      • Analysis
    • 4 Results
      • Overview
      • Rates over time
      • Indications
      • Caesarean section
      • Deaths
    • 5 Discussion
      • Implications of findings
      • Limitations
      • Future research
  • End matter
    • Appendix
    • Glossary
      • Definitions for medical conditions referred to in this report
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications