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Table 2 Responses on the "happiness" factor of the CBE-Scale at baseline and 5 years postpartum

From: A longitudinal study of women’s memories of their childbirth experiences at five years postpartum

Response after childbirth Response after 5 years Two-sample test Concordance rate
Yes No I don’t remember
n (%) n (%) n (%)
1. Was childbirth enjoyable?
 Yes 207 (85.5) 35 (14.5) 0 (0.0) < 0.001 58.3%
 No 204 (59.8) 133 (39.0) 4 (1.2)   
2. Did the childbirth feel good?
 Yes 147 (78.6) 37 (19.8) 3 (1.6) < 0.001 65.2%
 No 157 (39.9) 232 (58.9) 5 (1.3)   
3. Did you feel happy during the childbirth?
 Yes 216 (79.7) 52 (19.2) 3 (1.1) < 0.001 59.1%
 No 179 (57.6) 128 (41.2) 4 (1.3)   
4. Immediately after childbirth, did you feel that you wanted to have another child?
 Yes 99 (68.8) 41 (28.5) 4 (2.8) = 0.658 66.9%
 No 144 (32.8) 291 (66.3) 4 (0.9)