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Table 2 Post-operative maternal complications distributed by length of surgery, univariate and multivariate analysisa

From: Prolonged operative time of repeat cesarean is a risk marker for post-operative maternal complications

  Univariate analysis (chi square) Multivariate analysis (Adjusted Odds Ratio)
  > 90th percentile > 90th percentile p value aOR 95% CI
Post-operative blood transfusion 82 (1.5%) 47 (4.4%) < 0.000 3.16 2.17–4.61
Prolonged length of hospitalization (≥ 7 days) 216 (4%) 89 (8.4%) < 0.000 1.89 1.44–2.46
Rx with antibioticsb 393 (7.2%) 128 (12%) < 0.000 1.59 1.28–1.98
Re- admission 42 (0.8%) 18 (1.8%) 0.004 1.94 1.10–3.44
Composite complicationc 607 (11.2%) 215 (20.2%) < 0.000 1.81 1.52–2.16
  1. amultivariate analysis controlling for maternal age, ethnicity, parity, number of fetus, gestational age at delivery, urge of operation, anesthesia and number of cesarean delivery
  2. bRx with either Gentamycin, Augmentin, Ciprofloxacin, Cefazolin
  3. ccombining post-operative blood transfusion, prolonged length of hospitalization, treatment with antibiotics and readmission