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Table 5 Odds ratios for the association between 1: general rate of satisfaction with the caregiver (<9/ ≥ 9) and 2: quality of treatment by caregiver during labour and birth (below 4/ equal to 4) among women who were transferred (transfer) during labour and among those who were not transferred (no transfer)

From: Satisfaction with caregivers during labour among low risk women in the Netherlands: the association with planned place of birth and transfer of care during labour

Primiparous women Multiparous women
    Multilevel    Multilevel
1: General rating of satisfaction with caregiver Total N N (%) ≥ 9 OR (95%CI) Adjusteda OR (95% CI) Total N N (%) ≥ 9 OR (95%CI) Adjusteda OR (95% CI)
Transfer
 planned home-transfer 329 208 (63.2) 1.53 (1.1, 2.2)** 1.44 (1.0, 2.1)** 104 70 (67.3) 0.97 (0.5, 1.7) 1.11 (0.6, 2.1)
 planned hosp-transfer 267 139 (52.1) 1 1 109 74 (67.9) 1 1
No transfer
 planned home-home 222 181 (81.5) 1.41 (0.7, 2.7) 1.48 (0.8, 2.9) 652 529 (81.1) 1.21 (0.8, 1.8) 1.21 (0.8, 1.8)
 planned hosp-home 39 34 (87.2) 2.14 (0.7, 6.4) 2.04 (0.7, 6.2) 100 89 (89.0) 2.28 (1.1, 4.7)** 2.31 (1.1, 4.7)**
 planned hosp-hosp 98 76 (77.6) 1 1 197 154 (78.2) 1 1
2: Quality of treatment by caregiver   N (%) =4     N (%) =4   
Transfer
 Planned home 330 225 (68.2) 1.61 (1.2, 2.2)** 1.65 (1.2, 2.3)** 104 78 (75.0) 1.72 (0.9, 3.1) 1.76 (0.9, 3.3)
 Planned hospital 275 157 (57.1) 1 1 113 72 (63.7) 1 1
No transfer
 planned home-home 222 185 (83.3) 1.73 (0.9, 3.2) 1.81 (0.9, 3.4) 659 530 (80.4) 1.87 (1.3, 2.7)** 1.80 (1.3, 2,6)**
 planned hosp-home 39 29 (74.3) 1.01 (0.4, 2.4) 0.94 (0.4, 2.3) 101 80 (79.2) 1.74 (0.9, 3.1) 1.70 (0.9, 3.0)
 planned hosp-hosp 99 74 (74.7) 1 1 199 137 (68.8) 1 1
  1. **p < 0.05
  2. aadjusted for maternal age, ethnic background (Dutch, western background, non-western background) and socioeconomic status (quartiles)