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Table 3 Association between maternal origin and cesarean delivery before labor in the Robson 5A category (n = 318)

From: Differential rates of cesarean delivery by maternal geographical origin: a cohort study in France

Variable Cesarean delivery before labor versus trial of labor
OR [95% CI] aORa [95% CI] aORb [95% CI]
Group
 Fr 1 1 1
 SSA 1.95 [1.09–3.50] 2.30 [1.12–4.71] 1.45 [0.63–3.31]
Maternal age (years) c   1.06 [1.00–1.13] 1.07 [1.00–1.14]
Body mass index (kg/m2)c   1.04 [0.98–1.10] 1.03 [0.98–1.09]
Parity
 0–1   1 1
 ≥ 2   0.24 [0.11–0.51] 0.23 [0.11–0.51]
Medical risk level at the beginning of pregnancyd
 Low   1 1
 High   1.49 [0.78–2.84] 1.55 [0.80–3.01]
Adequacy of prenatal care utilizationd
 Inadequate   3.76 [1.40–10.10] 3.68 [1.34–10.06]
 Intermediate   1.02 [0.27–3.89] 1.05 [0.27–4.16]
 Adequate   1 1
 Adequate plus   1.70 [0.60–4.80] 1.73 [0.60–4.99]
Estimation of fetal weightd
 Normal or small for gestational age   1 1
 Large for gestational age   1.87 [0.40–8.72] 1.88 [0.40–8.86]
Complications during pregnancyd
 No   1 1
 Yes   2.29 [0.99–5.31] 2.30 [0.98–5.43]
Social deprivationd
 No    1
 Yes    2.43 [1.14–5.18]
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds-ratio, aOR adjusted OR, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, Fr group women born in mainland France and originally from mainland France, SSA group women born in Sub-Saharan Africa and originally from Sub-Saharan Africa. Statistically significant results appear in boldface
  2. aLogistic regression models including all variables in the column (except social deprivation) + maternity unit of delivery; imputed data
  3. bLogistic regression models including all variables in the column + maternity unit of delivery; imputed data
  4. cContinuous variables
  5. dSee definitions in Table 1