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Table 4 Birth plan presentation according to obstetric outcomes

From: Birth plan presentation to hospitals and its relation to obstetric outcomes and selected pain relief methods during childbirth

   Birth plan presented  
Total
n (%)
Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
p
N = 422 n = 216 (51.2) n = 206 (48.8)  
Type of labour
 Spontaneous birth 282 (66.9) 146 (67.6) 136 (66) 0.377a
 Assisted vaginal birth 74 (17.5) 41 (19) 33 (16)  
 Caesarean birth 66 (15.6) 29 (13.4) 37 (18)  
Episiotomy
 Yes 155 (36.7) 81 (37.5) 74 (35.9) 0.737a
 No 267 (63.3) 135 (62.5) 132 (64.1)  
Initiation of skin-to-skin contact
 Yes 381 (90.2) 199 (92.1) 182 (88.4) 0.19a
 No 41 (9.8) 17 (7.9) 24 (11.6)  
Initiation of breastfeeding in birthing room
 Yes 329 (78) 178 (82.4) 151 (73.3) * 0.024a
 No 93 (22) 38 (17.6) 55 (26.7)  
  1. Data are expressed as n (%); achi-squared test; p = p value; *p < 0.05