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Table 3 Pre-pregnancy morbidities in transfused versus non- transfused patients

From: Caesarean delivery-related blood transfusion: correlates in a tertiary hospital in Southwest Nigeria

Variables Transfused
(N = 188)
Not transfused
(N = 718)
(cOR) 95% CI P value
Chronic Hypertension
 Yes 9(7.2%) 116(92.8%) 0.26 0.13–0.52 <0.001
 No 178(23.0%) 596(77.0%) 1.00 Reference Reference
Diabetes
 Yes 4(23.5%) 13(76.5%) 1.18 0.38–3.66 0.78
 No 184(20.7%) 705(79.3%) 1.00 Reference Reference
Pre-operative fever
 Yes 20(50%) 20(50%) 4.16 2.19–7.90 <0.001
 No 168(19.4%) 698(80.6%) 1.00 Reference Reference
HIV
 Yes 11(26.2%) 31(73.8%) 1.38 0.68–2.79 0.38
 No 177(20.5%) 687(79.5%) 1.00 Reference Reference
Uterine fibroids
 Yes 12(70.6%) 5(29.4%) 9.72 3.38–27.96 <0.001
 No 176(19.8%) 713(80.2%) 1.00 Reference Reference
Preoperative anaemia
 Yes 161(47.1%) 181(52.9%) 17.69 11.38–27.50 <0.001
 No 27(4.8%) 537(95.2%) 1.00 Reference Reference
  1. Data presented as n (%), crude odds ratio (cOR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI)*Significant p = <0.05