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Table 4 Scores on the Mothers Autonomy in Decision Making Scale, Mothers on Respect Index and Childbirth Experience Questionnaire 2.0 of the total population who differed on maternal characteristics (N = 621)

From: Assessing Dutch women’s experiences of labour and birth: adaptations and psychometric evaluations of the measures Mothers on Autonomy in Decision Making Scale, Mothers on Respect Index, and Childbirth Experience Questionnaire 2.0

  Mothers’ Autonomy in Decision Making scale a Statistical differences among subgroups total population Mothers on Respect Index a Statistical differences among subgroups total population Childbirth Experience Questionnaire 2.0 Statistical differences among subgroups total population
Median (IQR) p-value Median (IQR) p-value Mean (SD) p-value
MATERNAL CHARACTERISTICS
Maternal age (in years)   0.11   0.06   0.05
   ≤ 25 35 (24-41)   74 (68-78)   3.17 (0.60)  
  26-30 35 (25-41)   75 (69-79)   3.28 (0.51)  
  31-35 34 (25-40)   74 (68-78)   3.21 (0.55)  
   ≥ 36 36 (28-42)   76 (72-79)   3.38 (0.51)  
Dutch regions   0.89   0.92   0.69
  North 35 (26-40)   74 (68-79)   3.25 (0.58)  
  East 35 (24-41)   75 (71-78)   3.31 (0.48)  
  South 35 (25-42)   75 (69-79)   3.24 (0.54)  
  West 35 (25-40)   74 (70-79)   3.25 (0.50)  
Ethnic background   0.53   0.91   0.25
  No migrant background (Dutch) 35 (26-41)   75 (69-78)   3.27 (0.53)  
  Migrant background 34 (24-42)   74 (69-79)   3.14 (0.66)  
Marital status   0.87   0.63   0.18
  Single 34 (21-42)   73 (62-79)   3.26 (0.53)  
  Partner 35 (25-41)   75 (69-78)   3.05 (0.63)  
Religion   0.28   0.84   0.28
  None 35 (26-41)   75 (69-79)   3.25 (0.55)  
  Christianity, Islam or other 35 (23-41)   74 (70-78)   3.30 (0.51)  
Education level   0.49   0.15   0.09
  Low 35 (24-41)   74 (64-78)   3.12 (0.65)  
  Middle 35 (23-41)   74 (69-78)   3.25 (0.57)  
  High 35 (27-41)   75 (70-79)   3.30 (0.48)  
Income   0.82   0.03   0.07
   < €2000 35 (24-40)   74 (66-78)   3.20 (0.60)  
  €2000-€2500 34 (27-41)   74 (71-79)   3.21 (0.46)  
  €2501-€3500 35 (24-41)   74 (69-78)   3.21 (0.57)  
   > €3500 35 (26-40)   75 (70-79)   3.31 (0.48)  
  Unknown/does not want to answer 35 (29-42)   77 (73-79)   3.40 (0.48)  
  1. a MADM scores and MORi scores were at random selected if a women had completed these for each multiple healthcare professional that they encountered for in the intrapartum period