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Table 1 Ten-group classification according to Robson

From: SIMPLE: implementation of recommendations from international evidence-based guidelines on caesarean sections in the Netherlands. Protocol for a controlled before and after study

Groups:
1. Nulliparous, single cephalic, > 37 weeks, in spontaneous labour
2. Nulliparous, single cephalic, > 37 weeks, induced or CS before labour
3. Multiparous (excluding previous CS), single cephalic, > 37 weeks, in spontaneous labour
4. Multiparous (excluding previous CS), single cephalic, > 37 weeks, induced or CS before labour
5. Previous CS, single cephalic, > 37 weeks
6. All nulliparous breeches
7. All multiparous breeches (including previous CS)
8. All multiple pregnancies (including previous CS)
9. All abnormal lies (including previous CS)
10. All single cephalic, < 36 weeks, (including previous CS)