INTRODUCTION: Cesarean rates have been rising steadily in recent years. This study aims to evaluate cesarean section rates performed in the first year in İstanbul Sancaktepe Şehit Profesör İlhan Varank Research and Training Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology due to the 10-Group Classification System (Robson classification).
METHODS: Information about the cases was retrieved retrospectively from our hospital records of the Robson classification.
RESULTS: The total cesarean ratios in our clinic were 31.9% in 1 year period. Our Robson Group 1 ratio was 21.5%. When we examined distribution according to the Robson groups, we noticed that the highest contribution to cesarean rates was achieved with 99.1% of Group 5, 100% of Group 6, 92.8% of Group 7, 80% of Group 8 and 100% of Group 9.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: The Robson On-Group Classification System is an easy-to-use and convenient method of analysis that can be used freely for all healthcare facilities. In the first year of our clinic, total cesarean rate was determined lower than the 2016 Turkey research data. The major factor in our cesarean rate was established as Robson Group 5. This group is the largest contributor to all cesarean rates in most obstetric populations.