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Table 4 Correlation between pregnancy factors with traumatic birth experience among primiparous women (n = 800)

From: Predictors of traumatic birth experience among a group of Iranian primipara women: a cross sectional study

Variablesn/N (%)OR (95% CI)PVariablesn/N (%)OR (95% CI)P
Gestational age (Weeks)Prenatal class attendance (Session)
37 to 39 (Ref)173/465 (37.2)1 1 or 233/81 (40.7)2.01 (0.96 to 4.20)0.061
40 and 41123/335 (36.7)0.97 (0.73 to 1.31)0.8883 or 418/44 (40.9)2.03 (0.87 to 4.70)0.098
 5 or 77/27 (25.9)1.02 (0.36 to 2.90)0.960
 8 (Ref)15/59 (25.4)1 
Abortion historyDoing exercise during pregnancy
No (Ref)255/681 (37.4)1 Yes (Ref)81/301 (26.9)1 
1 or above41/119 (34.4)0.87 (0.58 to 1.32)0.533No215/296 (72.6)2.05 (1.50 to 2.80)< 0.001
Planned pregnancyKind of exercise
Yes (Ref)186/531 (35.0)1 Walking (Ref)59/234 (25.2)1 
No110/269 (40.8)1.28 (0.94 to 1.73)0.105Pregnancy20/63 (31.7)1.38 (0.75 to 2.53)0.299
 Other2/6 (33.3)1.48 (0.26 to 8.30)0.654
Wanted pregnancyExercise number during week
Me and my husband (Ref)232/660 (35.1)1 1 or 219/85 (22.3)0.65 (0.33 to 1.28)0.217
No45/105 (42.8)1.38 (0.91 to 2.10)0.1283 or 423/89 (25.8)0.79 (0.41 to 1.51)0.481
Only me or my husband19/35 (54.2)2.19 (1.10 to 4.34)0.0255 or 610/34 (29.4)0.94 (0.40 to 2.23)0.903
 7 (Ref)29/95 (30.5)1 
Time of exercise (min)Presence in prenatal classes
5 to 1016/52 (30.7)1.11 (0.48 to 2.53)0.803Yes (Ref)76/222 (34.2)1 
15 to 3049/195 (25.1)0.83 (0.43 to 1.63)0.604No220/578 (38.0)1.18 (0.85 to 1.63)0.316
more than 30 (Ref)16/56 (28.5)1