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Table 3 Comparison of outcomes between undiagnosed and diagnosed CSP at the first contact with healthcare providers, Qingyuan, Guangdong, China, 2013 to 2017a

From: Risk factors and consequences of undiagnosed cesarean scar pregnancy: a cohort study in China

Outcomes Undiagnosed (N = 81) Diagnosed (N = 114) P Value
Serious complications (n, %)a 11 (13.6) 0 (0.0) <  0.001
Anemia (n, %)b 23 (28.4) 8 (7.0) <  0.01
Length of hospital stay (in days; Mean, SD)c 5.5 ± 3.2 4.6 ± 2.0 0.03
Hospital cost (in RMB Yuan; Mean, SD)d 8626.2 ± 5995.1 6199.0 ± 3859.7 <  0.01
  1. aOccurrence of any of the following condition: placenta accrete, placenta previa, uterine rupture, heavy bleeding, and near miss; difference between the two groups was compared by Fisher exact test
  2. bDifference between the two groups was compared by chi-square test
  3. cDifference between the two groups was compared by t-test
  4. dOne US dollar was about 6.5 RMB during the study period; Difference between the two groups was compared by t-test