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Table 4 Indications for caesarean section in transfused versus non-transfused patients

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

Variable Transfused
(N = 188)
Not transfused
(N = 718)
Crude Odds Ratio(cOR) 95%CI P value
Repeat C/S
 Yes 22(20.8%) 84(79.2%) 1.0 0.61–1.64 0.99
 No 165(20.8%) 628(79.2%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Cephalopelvic disproportion
 Yes 29(12.9%) 195(87.1%) 0.49 0.32–0.75 <0.001
 No 158(23.4%) 517(76.6%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Preeclampsia/Eclampsia
 Yes 64(30%) 149(70.0%) 0.26 1.38–2.80 <0.001
 No 124(17.9%) 569(82.1%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Placenta Previa
 Yes 51(81.0%) 12(19.0%) 21.88 11.36–42.11 <0.001
 No 136(16.3%) 700(83.7%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Abruptio Placenta
 Yes 46(82.1%) 10(17.9%) 22.94 11.31–46.52 <0.001
 No 142(16.7%) 708(83.3%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Non reassuring fetal status
 Yes 17(11.2%) 135(88.8%) 0.43 0.25–0.73 0.002
 No 171(22.7%) 583(77.3%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Malpresentation
 Yes 11(6.9%) 148(93.1%) 0.24 0.13–0.45 <0.001
 No 177(23.7%) 570(76.3%) 1.0 Reference Reference
Second stage C/S
 Yes 30(90.5%) 3(9.1%) 45.25 13.64–150.13 <0.001
 No 158(18.1%) 715(71.9%) 1.0 Reference Reference