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Table 3 Univariate and Multivariate logistical models of predictors of caesarean delivery

From: Epidural analgesia and its implications in the maternal health in a low parity comunity

Maternal characteristic   Caesarean delivery Univariate analysis OR (95% IC) p value Caesarean delivery Multivariate analysis OR (95% IC) p value
Epidural analgesia Yes 2544/15821 (16.08) 1.19 (1.10–1.29) < 0.001 2544/15821 (16.08) 1.19 (1.10–1.29) < 0.001
No 1017/7362 (13.81) Ref.   1017/7362 (13.81) Ref.  
Age Yes 32.14 ± 4.08   0.723 32.14 ± 4.08   0.823
No 31.75 ± 3.96 Ref.   31.75 ± 3.96 Ref.  
Parity Parity 1 2478/12242 (20.24) 2.13 (1.99–2.35) < 0.001 2478/12242 (20.24) 3.71 (1.14–12.00) < 0.001
Parity 2 909/8681 (10.47) 2.95 (0.70–12.38) 0.131 909/8681 (10.47) Ref.  
3 or more 174/2260 (7.69) 4.05 (0.99–16.63) 0.051 174/2260 (7.69) Ref.  
Episiotomy Yes 256/13155 (1.94) 0.04 (0.03–0.04) < 0.001 256/13,155 (1.94) 0.04 (0.03–0.04) < 0.001
No 3305/10028 (32.95) Ref.   3,05/10028 (32.95) Ref.  
New-born male Yes 2005/12092 (16.58) 1.21 (1.13–1.30) < 0.001 2005/12092 (16.58) 1.21 (1.13–1.30) 0.056
No 1556/11091 (14.02) Ref.   1556/11091 (14.02) Ref.  
Weight > 4000 g, Yes 299/1070 (27.94) 2.24 (1.95–2.57) < 0.001 299/1070 (27.94) 2.24 (1.95–2.57) < 0.001
No 3262/22113 (14.75) Ref.   3262/22113 (14.75) Ref.