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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Clinical outcomes of prophylactic compression sutures for treatment of uterine atony during the cesarean delivery of twins

CharacteristicsPatients without compression sutures (n = 806)Patients with compression sutures (n = 147)p-value
Age at delivery (year)a34.3 ± 3.134.0 ± 3.10.349
BMI at delivery (kg/m2)a26.9 ± 3.227.5 ± 3.30.039
Previous abdomino-pelvic surgeryb265 (32.9%)50 (34.0%)0.776
Mode of conceptionb  0.150
 Natural77 (9.5%)11 (7.5%) 
 COH + TI/IUI99 (12.3%)11 (7.5%) 
 IVF/T-ET630 (78.2%)125 (85.0%) 
Parityc  0.175
 0699 (86.7%)134 (91.2%) 
  ≥ 1107 (13.3%)13 (8.8%) 
Chorionicityc  0.25
 MCDA69 (8.6%)8 (5.4%) 
 DCDA737 (91.4%)139 (94.6%) 
  1. BMI Body mass index, COH Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation, TI Timed intercourse, IUI Intrauterine insemination, IVF In vitro fertilization, T-ET Thawing-embryo transfer, MCDA Monochorionic diamniotic, DCDA Dichorionic diamniotic. N (%) or mean ± standard deviation
  2. aStudent’s t-test, bChi-squared test, cFisher’s exact test