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Table 2 Scare characters and intrabdominal adhesions in relation to abdominal striae

From: Prediction of intraperitoneal adhesions using striae gravidarum and scar characteristics in women undergoing repeated cesarean sections

Davey’s score grade None (205) Mild (109) Moderate (46) Severe (48) p-value
Vascularity (Mean ± SD) 0.61 ± 0.82 0.89 ± 0.64 1.07 ± 0.8 1.69 ± 1.01 < 0.001
Pigmentation (Mean ± SD) 0.84 ± 0.83 1.01 ± 0.73 1.54 ± 0.62 1.73 ± 0.57 < 0.001
Pliability (Mean ± SD) 1.11 ± 0.99 1.34 ± 1.05 1.83 ± 1.34 2.67 ± 1.23 < 0.001
Height (mm) (Mean ± SD) 0.56 ± 0.76 0.77 ± 0.73 1 ± 0.89 1.35 ± 1.06 < 0.001
Total score (/13) (Mean ± SD) 3.12 ± 2.97 4.01 ± 2.52 5.43 ± 2.75 7.44 ± 2.92 < 0.001
Davey’s score (Mean ± SD) 0 ± 0 1.82 ± 0.39 3.57 ± 0.5 6.73 ± 0.94 < 0.001
Intraperitoneal adhesions (N%) None 171 (83.41%) 24 (22.02%) 9 (19.57) 10 (20.83) < 0.001
Thin filmy 34 (16.59%) 74 (67.89%) 24 (52.17) 17 (35.42)
Thick 0 (0%) 11 (10.09%) 13 (28.26) 21 (43.75)