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Table 5 Correlation between labour and birth 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
Duration of stay in the labour room (hour)Augmentation
Less than 12 (Ref)178/522 (34.0)1 No (Ref)86/264 (32.5)1 
12 and more than 12117/275 (42.5)1.43 (1.06 to 1.93)0.019Yes210/537 (39.1)1.33 (0.97 to 1.81)0.069
Permission for moving during labourEpisiotomy
Yes (Ref)131/478 (27.4)1 No (Ref)6/18 (33.3)1 
No164/321 (51.0)2.74 (2.04 to 3.69)< 0.001Yes290/782 (37.0)1.17 (0.43 to 3.17)0.745
Free in select of childbirth positionPresence of companion
Yes (Ref)13/90 (14.4)1 Yes (Ref)29/162 (17.9)1 
No283/710 (39.8)3.92 (2.14 to 7.20)< 0.001No267/638 (41.8)3.30 (2.14 to 5.08)< 0.001
Fear of childbirthDoula support
No (Ref)64/286 (22.3)1 Yes (Ref)46/207 (22.2)1 
Yes232/514 (45.1)2.85 (2.05 to 3.96)< 0.001No250/592 (42.2)2.57 (1.78 to 3.71)< 0.001
Use of one of the pain relief methodsBaby sex
Yes (Ref)73/333 (21.9)1 Girl (Ref)147/421 (34.9)1 
No223/467 (47.7)3.25 (2.37 to 4.46)< 0.001Boy149/379 (39.3)0.82 (0.62 to 1.10)0.199
Childbirth place (hospital)Operative vaginal delivery
Organizational (Ref)25/113 (22.1)1 No (Ref)296/798 (37.0)1 
Teaching247/296 (83.4)2.82 (1.75 to 4.53)< 0.001Yes0/2 (0)0.0 (0.0 to 0.0)0.999
Private24/296 (8.1)0.78 (0.41 to 1.46)0.443