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Table 4 Results of multiple linear regression analysis to investigate the effect of demographic and fertility characteristics on physical satisfaction

From: Predictors of mothers’ postpartum body dissatisfaction based on demographic and fertility factors

Independent variable B Coefficient Standardized Coefficient Statistics P-value 95% CI (L / H) R2
BMI six months postpartum   2.52 0.34 6.72 < 0.001 1.78/3.26 0.34
Mode of delivery eC/S Reference Category
fNVD −8.08 −0.12 −2.49 0.013 −14.47/− 1.69
Gestational age Preterm Reference Category
Term −15.28 −0.11 −2.32 0.021 −28.24/− 2.32
Receiving information about the body shape No Reference Category
Yes 8.77 0.12 2.52 0.012 1.93/15.61
Spouse’s views on the shape of a woman’s body Very satisfied Reference Category
Somewhat satisfied 14.54 .21 3.79 < 0.001 6.99/22.09
Indifferent 23.6 0.23 4.31 < 0.001 12.83/34.37
Somewhat dissatisfied 28.62 0.21 4.21 < 0.001 15.24/41.99
Very dissatisfied 41.60 0.18 3.75 < 0.001 19.78/63.42
  1. eCesarean Section
  2. fNormal Vaginal Delivery