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Table 3 MC vs. SC bivariate and multivariate analysis of key clinical outcome indicators

From: The Murri clinic: a comparative retrospective study of an antenatal clinic developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Outcome   Bivariate Multivariate
  N Odds Ratio 95% CI P Odds Ratio 95% CI P
Preterm <37 weeks a 648 0.92 0.59, 1.43 0.710 0.92 0.58, 1.46 0.732
Normal birth a,b 648 1.61 1.17, 2.20 0.003* 1.48 1.07, 2.06 0.019*
NICU admission a,c 643 0.71 0.47, 1.06 0.100 0.70 0.45, 1.08 0.110
  1. a Adjusted for maternal age, parity, body mass index, smoking, medical complications (gestational diabetes, antepartum haemorrhage, pregnancy induced hypertension, asthma) and socio-economic status as measured by the Socio-Economic Indexes of Areas.
  2. b Normal birth defined as: spontaneous onset of labour, no epidural, non-instrumental vaginal birth and no episiotomy.
  3. c Excluding stillbirths CI Confidence Interval. * Statistically significant.