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Table 6 Logistic regression identifying predictive factors of caesarean section

From: Caesarean section – an appraisal of some predictive factors in Lagos Nigeria

  B - coefficient Standard error Odds ratio 95% CI of OR p-value
Age of mother -0.014 0.541 0.986 0.342 - 2.845 .979
Parity 1.458 0.346 4.297 2.181 - 8.464 .000
Height of mother 0.909 0.370 2.482 1.202 - 5.124 .014
Maternal Weight -1.113 0.269 0.329 0.194 - 0.557 .000
Birth weight -1.357 0.536 0.257 0.090 - 0.735 .011
Previous Caesarean section -3.654 0.491 0.026 0.010 - 0.068 .000
Antepartum Bleeding 2.075 0.929 7.968 1.290 - 49.213 .025
Constant -2.077 1.263 0.125   .000
  1. CI = confidence interval, OR = Odds ratio.