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Table 4 Differences in the subscales score between NRS_Experience 0–7 versus 8–10

From: Development of a questionnaire for assessing the childbirth experience (QACE)

Dimensions   NRS* _Experience
0–7
N = 126
NRS*_Experience
8–10
N = 165
t-test
Relationship with staff mean, subscale score** (SD) 1.65 (0.65) 1.26 (0.44) < 0.001
Emotional status mean, subscale score** (SD) 2.04 (0.62) 1.78 (0.58) < 0.001
First moments with the new born mean, subscale score** (SD) 2.03 (1.03) 1.52 (0.82) < 0.001
Feelings at 1 month postpartum mean, subscale score** (SD) 1.82 (0.79) 1.34 (0.50) < 0.001
  1. *NRS = Numeric Rating Scale of general self-assessment experience (high score associated with positive experience)
  2. **Higher score reflected a negative childbirth experiences