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Table 5 Factors associated with maternal request in Group 1

From: Association between epidural analgesia and indications for intrapartum caesarean delivery in group 1 of the 10-group classification system at a tertiary maternity hospital, Shanghai, China: a retrospective cohort study

Factors Univariate logistic regression Multivariate logistic regression
OR (95% CI) P-value aOR (95% CI) P-value
Maternal age (y) 1.03 (0.97–1.09) 0.339 1.03 (0.97–1.10) 0.352
Gestational age (w) 0.95 (0.79–1.13) 0.538 0.93 (0.76–1.13) 0.449
BMI (kg/m2) 1.12 (1.06–1.24) 0.134 1.08 (1.04–1.21) 0.267
AC (cm) 1.04 (1.01–1.08) 0.225 0.99 (0.94–1.04) 0.691
Use of EA 0.35 (0.25–0.47) < 0.001* 0.30 (0.22–0.42) < 0.001*
Intrapartum fever 1.09 (0.75–1.60) 0.637 1.17 (0.76–1.79) 0.471
Oxytocin 2.13 (1.40–3.23) < 0.001* 2.34 (1.47–3.75) < 0.001*
Amniotomy 1.45 (1.07–1.95) 0.016* 1.13 (0.79–1.62) 0.504
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, AC abdominal circumference, EA epidural analgesia, OR Odds ratio, aOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. Intrapartum fever: body temperature ≥ 38.0 °C in labour
  3. * P value < 0.05