Table 2: Form of anaesthetic for grade 1 and grade 2 caesarean sections. Denominator data for analyses included 2620 women giving birth in daytime hours (excluding elective caesarean sections) and 2547 women giving birth overnight.

Epidural top-upSpinal blockadeGeneral anaesthetic

Grade 1
(day)
111731
Grade 1 (night)122922
Grade 2
(day)
27637
Grade 2 (night) 337011