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Table 3 Comparison of responders and non responders

From: Achieving sustainable quality in maternity services – using audit of incontinence and dyspareunia to identify shortfalls in meeting standards

  Both Hospitals
Responder
(n = 470)
Both Hospitals
Non Responder
(n = 566)
North Staffs
Responder
(n = 276)
North Staffs
Non Responder
(n = 386)
Burton
Responder
(n = 194)
Burton
Non Responder
(n = 180)
Age (median) 27
(IQR 7)
25
(IQR 9)
26
(IQR 7)
24
(IQR 9)
28
(IQR 7)
26
(IQR 9)
Gestation (median) 40
(IQR 2)
40
(IQR 3)
40
(IQR 2)
40
(IQR 3)
40
(IQR 1)
40
(IQR 40)
Weight (Kg) 3.39
(SD = 0.49)
3.24
(SD = 0.54)
3.39
(SD= 0.52)
3.23
(SD = 0.54)
3.40
(SD = 0.46)
3.24
(SD = 0.53)
Normal Delivery 271
(58%)
334
(59%)
170
(61%)
241
(62%)
101
(52%)
93
(52%)
Emergency Section 76
(16%)
97
(17%)
36
(13%)
59
(15%)
40
(21%)
38
(21%)
Elective Section 22
(5%)
36
(6%)
20
(8%)
27
(7%)
2
(1%)
9
(5%)
Ventouse 71
(15%)
80
(14%)
37
(14%)
49
(13%)
34
(17%)
31
(17%)
Forceps 29
(6%)
18
(3%)
12
(4%)
10
(3%)
17
(9%)
8
(5%)
Mode of Delivery not given 1 1 1 - - 1
Intact Perineum 140
(33%)
208
(40%)
79
(32%)
126
(35%)
61
(33%)
82
(48%)
Episiotomy 209
(49%)
192
(36%)
120
(49%)
134
(38%)
89
(49%)
31
(22%)
Tear 74
(17%)
119
(23%)
43
(18%)
89
(25%)
31
(17%)
30
(21%)
Episiotomy & Tear 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
3
(1%)
6
(2%)
2
(1%)
1
(1%)
Perineal damage n/r 42 40 31 31 11 9