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Table 1 Demographic and obstetric data

From: The ED50 and ED95 of oxytocin infusion rate for maintaining uterine tone during elective caesarean delivery: a dose-finding study

 0 IU h− 11 IU h− 12 IU h− 13 IU h− 15 IU h− 18 IU h− 1P value
Age (yr)34 ± 534 ± 532 ± 434 ± 432 ± 433 ± 40.108
Weight (kg)69.1 ± 6.967.5 ± 7.168.3 ± 8.067.8 ± 7.370.6 ± 8.066.5 ± 6.70.463
Height (cm)160.8 ± 3.8159.6 ± 4.5160.3 ± 3.9158.7 ± 4.0160.7 ± 5.1159.9 ± 5.00.590
Prior CD1 (0–1)1 (0–1)1 (0–1)1 (0–1)1 (0–1)1 (0–1)1.000
Gestational age (wk)38 ± 138 ± 138 ± 238 ± 138 ± 138 ± 10.989
Duration of surgery (min)38.8 ± 8.642.8 ± 9.740.5 ± 7.838.4 ± 8.939.2 ± 8.638.2 ± 9.10.479
Preoperative Hb (g dL− 1)12.1 ± 0.812.2 ± 1.011.7 ± 1.312.1 ± 1.011.6 ± 1.112.1 ± 0.80.172
Preoperative HCT (%)35.9 ± 2.335.8 ± 2.935.2 ± 3.435.7 ± 2.434.5 ± 2.536.1 ± 2.10.289
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD, except prior CD which is expressed as median (inter-quartile range). CD Cesarean delivery, Hb hemoglobin, HCT hematocrit