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Table 2 Meta-analysis of the association between mode of delivery and postpartum sexual function

From: Sexual dysfunction and mode of delivery in Chinese primiparous women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Variables   Eligible Number OR (95% CI) P Heterogeneity Test Effect Model
   Studies CD VD    P I 2 (%)  
Sexual Satisfaction          
3 month 5 740 742 1.53 (0.93, 2.49) 0.09 0.0007 79 Random
6 month 6 1011 901 1.15 (0.95, 1.39) 0.16 0.99 0 Fixed
Resumed Intercourse
  3 month 9 1252 1197 2.05 (1.36, 3.11) 0.0007 <0.0001 77 Random
6 month 8 1188 1141 1.50 (1.04, 2.16) 0.03 0.56 0 Fixed
Sexual Pain
  3 month 7 1010 1022 0.29 (0.24, 0.36) <0.00001 0.63 0 Fixed
6 month 7 1223 1126 0.73 (0.58, 0.93) 0.01 0.76 0 Fixed
  1. CD cesarean delivery, VD spontaneous vaginal delivery, OR odds ratios, 95%CI 95% confidence interval