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Table 8 NBU admission 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 NBU admission p-value OR p-value 95%CI
No (n = 35) Yes (n = 18)
No. % No. %
Facility of ANC visit
 None# 4 11.4 0 0.0 MCp = 0.354
 Teaching &Referral Hosp 1 2.9 0 0.0
 County referral Hosp 2 5.7 2 11.1
 Sub-county Hosp 5 14.3 1 5.6
 Health centre 14 40.0 12 66.7
 Private Hosp 1 2.9 1 5.6
 Dispensary 8 22.9 2 11.1
Mode of admission
 From home# 15 42.9 9 50.0 0.621
 Transferred 20 57.1 9 50.0 0.8 0.621 0.2–2.3
Treatment of HTN
 Yes 7 20.0 3 16.7 FEp = 1.000 0.8 0.769 0.2–3.6
 No# 28 80.0 15 83.3
Medications      MCp = 0.701    
 Anticonvulsants# 6 17.1 2 11.1
 Multiples drugs 29 82.9 16 88.9 1.655 0.564 0.3–9.2
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal# 20 57.1 4 22.2 0.016*
 Caesarean 15 42.9 14 77.8 4.7 0.020* 1.3–17.1
Indication of C-section
 N/A# 20 57.1 4 22.2 MCp=
0.012*
 Eclampsia 14 40.0 12 66.7 4.3 0.031* 1.1–16.1
 NRFS 0 0.0 2 11.1 0.9
 Arrested disorders 1 2.9 0 0.0
Labour initiation
N/A(C-section) 8 22.9 9 50.0 MCp = 0.028* 3.9 0.036* 1.1–14.7
Spontaneous# 21 60.0 6 33.3
Induction:        0.9–120.5
 Cytotec 1 2.9 3 16.7 10.5 0.059
 Cytotec+ F. catheter 1 2.9 0 0.0  
 Foley catheter 4 11.4 0   
Spontaneous vs induction of labour:
 Spontaneous# 21 60.0 6 33.3 0.066
 Other labour induction 14 40.0 12 66.7   3.0 0.066 0.9–9.9
  1. HTN hypertension, C-section caesarean section, N/A not applicable, NRFS non-reassuring foetal status