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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of women who underwent CD in 2020 in Mongar Regional Referral hospital

From: The successful implementation of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program among caesarean deliveries in Bhutan to reduce the postoperative length of hospital stay

Demography Pre-ERAS (n = 87) Post-ERAS care (n = 84) Significance
p” value
Mean Age 29.3 ± 6.1 29.7 ± 6.3 0.68
Parity
 0–1 58 (66.7%) 51 (60.7%) 0.51
 ≥ 2 29 (33.3%) 33 (39.3%)
Co-morbidities
 Hypertension 9 (10.3%) 12 (14.3%) 0.76
 GDM 2 (2.3%) 2 (2.4%) 1.0
 Anemia 5 (5.7%) 9 (10.7%) 0.56
 Obesity 15 (17.2%) 13 (15.5%) 0.27
Caesarean
 Emergency 39 (44.8%) 37 (44.0%)  
 Elective 48 (55.2%) 47 (56.0%)  
Indications
 Past CS 37 (42.5%) 37 (44.0%) 0.84
 Fetal indications 28 (32.2%) 23 (27.4%) 0.49
 Maternal indications 7 (8.0%) 9 (10.7%) 0.54
 Labour dystocia 6 (6.9%) 9 (10.7%) 0.38
 Others 9 (10.3%) 6 (7.1%) 0.46
 Pre-op hemoglobin 12.6 ± 1.1 11.9 ± 1.3 0.00
 Post-op hemoglobin 10.5 ± 1.2 10.3 ± 1.3 0.33
 Blood transfusion 2 (2.3%) 4 (4.8%) 0.44