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Table 6 Predictors of adverse clinical outcome

From: Indications and outcomes of emergency obstetric hysterectomy; a 5-year review at the Bafoussam Regional Hospital, Cameroon

Variables Total n (%)
N = 30
Adverse outcome
n (%)
n = 28
No adverse outcome
n (%)
n = 2
Risk ratio Confidence interval p-value
Age (years)
 < 30 13 (100) 11 (84.62) 2 (15.38) 1.18 0.94–1.49 0.18
 ≥ 30 17 (100) 17 (100) 0 (00)
Multiparity
 Yes 25 (100) 24 (96) 1 (4.00) 1.2 0.77–1.87 0.31
 No 5 (100) 4 (80) 1 (20.00)
ANC
 Yes 27 (100) 25 (92.59) 2 (7.41) 0.9 0.83–1.03 1.00
 No 2 (100) 2 (100) 0 (00)
Referred
 Yes 3 (100) 3 (100) 0 (00) 1.1 0.97–1.2 1.00
 No 27 (100) 25 (92.59) 2 (7.41)
Blood transfusion
 Yes 4 (100) 2 (50) 2 (50) 0.5 0.19–1.33 0.013*
 No 26 (100) 26 (100) 0 (00)
Type of surgery
 Subtotal 27 (100) 25 (92.59) 2 (7.41) 0.9 0.83–1.03 1.00
 Total 1 (100) 1 (100) 0 (00)
Method of delivery
 C/S 24 (100) 22 (91.67) 2 (8.33) 0.9 0.81–1.03 1.00
 VD 6 (100) 6 (100) 0 (00)
Duration of surgery (hours)
 < 2 6 (100) 4 (66.67) 2 (33.33) 0.67 0.38–1.17 0.04*
 ≥ 2 22 (100) 22 (100) 0 (00)
  1. ANC antenatal care, CS Caesarean section, VD vaginal delivery
  2. * Statistically significant values