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Table 3 Factors influencing DDI (N = 598)

From: The decision delivery interval in emergency caesarean section and its associated maternal and fetal outcomes at a referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Factors DDI P-value
  ≤75 min > 75 min  
Gestational Age (weeks)
  < 32 13(3.59) 3(1.27)  
 32–36 48(13.26) 24(10.17) 0.504
 37–40 237(65.47) 172(72.88)  
  > 40 64(17.68) 37(15.68)  
Fetal Distress
 No 276(76.24) 184(77.97)  
 Yes 86(23.76) 52(22.03) 0.408
APH
 No 344(95.03) 223(94.49)  
 Yes 18(4.97) 13(5.51) 0.745
Previous Scar
 No 262(72.38) 164(69.49)  
 Yes 100(27.62) 72(30.51) 0.201
Hypertension Disorders
 No 315(87.02) 195(82.63)  
 Yes 47(12.98) 41(17.37) 0.037
Prolong labor
 No 360(99.45) 230(97.46)  
 Yes 2(0.55) 6(2.54) 0.032
Decision to anesthesia time
  ≤ 30 208(57.46) 3(1.27)  
  > 30 154(42.54) 233(98.73) 0.000
Anesthesia to delivery of baby
  ≤ 10 129(35.64) 71(30.08)  
  > 10 233(64.36) 165(69.92) 0.035