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Table 2 Maternal characteristics and birth information

From: Laparotomy in women with severe acute maternal morbidity: secondary analysis of a nationwide cohort study

  VD
N = 55
CS
N = 160
P Emergency CS
N = 113
Elective CS
N = 47
P
Age (y) 34.1 (3.4) 33.0 (5.3) 0.08 32.8 (5.5) 33.6 (4.8) 0.35
BMI (kg/m2) 24.6 (6.7) 24.7 (5.5) 0.55 24.1 (4.7) 25.8 (6.8) 0.37
Nulliparity 13 (24.1%) 72 (45.3%) < 0.001 61 (54.0%) 11 (23.4%) < 0.001
Gestational age (w) 39.4 (2.6) 38.2 (3.4) < 0.05 38.5 (3.7) 37.5 (2.5) < 0.001
Previous CS 18 (34.0%) 52 (32.7%) 0.87 23 (20.4%) 29 (61.7%) < 0.001
Hospital admission (d) 11.7 (13.1) 14.4 (10.9) < 0.05 14.6 (10.5) 13.8 (11.9) 0.18
Blood loss (mL) 5556 (4532) 4262 (3432) 0.053 4166 (3342) 4303 (3486) 0.81
Units of RBC (n) 12.4 (9.4) 10.8 (9.0) 0.19 11.6 (9.6) 9.1 (7.1) 0.18
SAMM before birth (n) 3 (5.5%) 11 (6.9%) 0.52 10 (8.9%) 1 (2.1%) 0.275
  1. CS cesarean section, VD vaginal birth, RBC red blood cells. Data is presented as mean (SD) or number (%)