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Table 4 Mode of delivery and maternal management, using Fisher Exact test or chi-square test

From: Maternal and perinatal outcomes in women with eclampsia by mode of delivery at Riley mother baby hospital: a longitudinal case-series study

Variables Mode of delivery p-value OR p-value 95%CI
Vaginal (n = 24) Caesarean (n = 29)
No. % No. %
Facility of ANC visit
 No ANC visit# 2 8.3 2 6.9 MCp = 0.243
 Teaching &Referral Hosp 1 4.2 0 0.0
 County referral Hospital 4 16.7 0 0.0
 Sub-county Hospital 3 12.5 3 10.3 1.0 1.000 0.1–12.6
 Health centre 9 37.5 17 58.6 1.9 0.557 0.2–15.7
 Private Hospital 1 4.2 1 3.4 1.0 1.000 0.0–29.8
 Dispensary 4 16.7 6 20.7 1.5 0.733 0.1–15.5
Mode of admission
 From home# 12 50.0 12 41.4 FEp = 0.587
 Transferred 12 50.0 17 58.6 1.4 0.531 0.5–4.2
Treatment of HTN
 Yes 5 20.8 5 17.2 FEp = 1.000 0.8 0.740 0.2–3.1
 No# 19 79.2 24 82.8
Medications      MCp = 1.000    
 Anticonvulsants# 4 16.7 4 13.8
 Multiples drugs 20 83.3 25 86.2 1.3 0.771 0.3–5.6
Labour initiation
 None# 0 0.0 17 58.6 MCp
< 0.001*
   
Spontaneous 15 62.5 12 41.4    
Induction:        
 Cytotec 4 16.7 0 0.0
 Foley catheter 1 4.2 0 0.0    
 Foley catheter+ Cytotec 4 16.7 0 0.0    
  1. ANC antenatal care