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Table 6 Median (interquartile range) scores of the Mothers on Respect Index (interquartile range) scores for the total population and stratified for maternal healthcare providers who provided care during labour and birth, 621 Dutch women completed 876 MORi measures

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

  Total population a Statistical differences among subgroups total population Community midwife Hospital-based Midwife Obstetrician Community midwife and Hospital-based midwife Community midwife and Obstetrician Hospital-based midwife and Obstetrician Community midwife, Hospital-based midwife and Obstetrician
N = 621 (100%)   n = 238
(38.3%)
n = 127
(20.5%)
n = 40
(6.4%)
n = 47
(7.6%)
n = 17
(2.7%)
n = 113
(18.2%)
n = 39
(6.3%)
Median (IQR) P-value Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
PREGNANCY CHARACTERISTICS
Parity   0.01        
  Nulliparous 74 (68-78)   79 (74-79) 72 (67-78) 71 (64-75) 75 (72-79)
71 (68-76)
74 (69-78)
75 (70-78)
69 (62-73)
74 (65-78)
77 (69-79)
69 (59-75)
75 (63-79)
  Multiparous 76 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 70 (59-76) 75 (62-79) 75 (73-79)
72 (59-75)
79 (74-79)
66 (46-72)
69 (62-74)
71 (67-77)
77 (77-82)
75 (63-78)
79 (65-84)
Gestational age (in weeks)   0.02        
   < 36 + 6 70 (64-75)    70 (64-74) 70 (54-75) NA NA 71 (68-78)
77 (71-80)
64 NA
58 NA
49 NA
  37 + 0 – 39 + 6 75 (69-78)   78 (74-79) 72 (63-78) 75 (66-79) 77 (73-79)
72 (68-77)
75 (69-79)
76 (70-79)
69 (60-74)
70 (64-79)
77 (71-79)
72 (67-77)
77 (63-79)
  40 + 0 – 40 + 6 75 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (69-77) 69 (61-75) 74 (72-78)
70 (64-72)
74 (69-80)
69 (60-72)
69 (66-72)
72 (67-77)
78 (73-79)
67 (61-78)
79 (71-82)
  41 + 0 – 41 + 6 75 (69-78)   78 (75-79) 69 (64-78) 61 (45-73) 74 (71-79)
69 (66-72)
78 (76-79)
73 (68-78)
73 (67-74)
74 (68-77)
78 (73-80)
68 (58-75)
74 (62-76)
   ≥ 42 + 0 71 (58-76)   76 NA 78 NA 72 NA NA NA 64 (57-70)
65 (50-76)
56 NA
53 NA
61 NA
Complications during pregnancy a 0.01        
  None 76 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (65-76) 74 (68-78) 77 (74-79)
72 (67-76)
79 (70-79)
70 (66-79)
69 (65-74)
75 (69-77)
78 (69-79)
68 (59-77)
74 (64-79)
  1 74 (67-78)   78 (74-79) 73 (64-77) 70 (55-75) 74 (71-79)
71 (69-73)
75 (72-79)
75 (67-77)
69 (65-74)
74 (66-78)
75 (66-78)
72 (52-76)
77 (75-79)
  2 74 (66-78)   76 (74-79) 74 (65-78) 70 (61-78) 71 NA
68 NA
72 NA
72 NA
70 (60-74)
74 (66-78)
76 (74-79)
76 (69-78)
76 (65-79)
   ≥ 3 72 (65-76)   NA 72 (50-77) 75 NA 45 NA
41 NA
NA 70 (61-72)
70 (64-78)
77 NA
66 NA
60 NA
BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS
Mode of birth   ≤ 0.001        
  Vaginal 75 (70-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (64-78) 71 (64-76) 75 (72-79)
72 (68-75)
75 (74-78)
72 (57-77)
69 (62-74)
73 (66-78)
78 (75-79)
72 (63-77)
75 (65-79)
  Instrumental vaginal 70 (66-78)   NA NA 70 NA NA 71 (69-79)
71 (67-78)
68 (63-72)
69 (66-76)
77 (70-79)
72 (58-78)
74 (63-79)
  CS (elective or emergency) 73 (65-77)   NA NA 74 (60-79) NA 79 NA
70 NA
70 (62-74)
74 (66-78)
68 (56-75)
63 (50-70)
75 (67-77)
Place of giving birth   ≤ 0.001        
  Home 78 (74-79)   78 (74-79) NA NA NA 79 NA
79 NA
V NA
  Hospital 73 (67-78)   78 (74-79) 72 (65-78) 73 (63-76) 75 (72-79)
72 (68-75)
75 (70-79)
71 (66-75)
69 (62-74)
73 (66-77)
77 (72-79)
70 (61-76)
75 (64-79)
  Maternity hotel/birth centre 75 (68-78   76 (73-79) 64 (49-73) 73 NA 78 NA
76 NA
74 NA
77 NA
68 (60-75)
78 (68-79)
68 NA
66 NA
70 NA
Number of times the attended healthcare professional during birth was met in the prenatal period ≤ 0.001        
  0 73 (66-78)   76 (74-79) 72 (64-78) 72 (62-77) 75 (71-79)
71 (68-77)
NA 71 (63-74)
74 (69-77)
77 (77-80)
72 (70-78)
76 (63-79)
  1-2 times 74 (70-78)   78 (74-79) 76 (69-78) 73 (63-78) 76 (73-78)
70 (65-73)
67 NA
71 NA
69 (55-73)
72 (66-77)
77 (72-79)
65 (60-76)
76 (70-79)
  3-4 times 76 (72-79)   78 (74-79) 76 (71-78) 70 NA 75 (72-78)
72 (68-76)
77 (72-79)
70 (65-72)
71 (62-74)
76 (65-79)
73 (69-79)
68 (63-72)
74 (61-77)
   ≥ 5 77 (72-79)   79 (76-79) 69 (64-73) 76 (74-79) 77 (73-79)
73 (60-77)
75 (71-79)
76 (67-79)
69 (55-76)
68 (63-77)
76 (67-79)
65 (54-75)
75 (59-79)
  Unknown 70 (65-78)   78 (69 -79) 65 NA 56 (43-74) 75 NA
71 NA
NA 66 (62-72)
68 (66-74)
77 NA
75 NA
79 NA
BIRTH INTERVENTIONS
Induction of labour   ≤ 0.001        
  No 75 (70-79)   78 (74-79) 71 (64-76) 74 (63-77) 75 (73-79)
72 (68-75)
75 (70-79)
71 (66-76)
69 (64-74)
72 (66-77)
77 (70-79)
68 (59-77)
74 (63-79)
  Yes 72 (66-78)   NA 74 (66-78) 72 (64-76) 70NA
74 NA
79 NA
79 NA
69 (61-74)
74 (66-77)
77 (73-80)
72 (67-75)
77 (69-79)
CTG during labour   ≤ 0.001        
  No 77 (73-79)   78 (74-79) 71 (64-78) 64 (50-77) 78 (73-79)
72 (68-78)
77 (74-79)
71 (66-77)
67 (61-73)
70 (64-75)
77 (74-78)
68 (62-72)
73 (62-79)
  Yes 72 (66-77)   78 (67-79) 72 (65-77) 73 (68-76) 75 (71-78)
70 (63-75)
74 (69-79)
72 (62-77)
70 (62-74)
74 (67-77)
77 (68-77)
77 (72-58)
75 (65-79)
Episiotomy c   ≤ 0.001        
  No 76 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (65-77) 73 (67-79) 78 (74-79)
72 (65-76)
78 (74-79)
73 (67-79)
72 (65-77)
73 (67-79)
78 (74-79)
72 (65-77)
73 (67-79)
  Yes 71 (67-77)   76 (73-79) 69 (62-72) 71 (63-77) 77 (74-79)
71 (62-76)
76 (73-79)
71 (63-77)
69 (62-72)
71 (63-77)
76 (73-79)
69 (69-73)
71 (63-77)
Pain relief treatment d   ≤ 0.001        
  No 76 (70-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (62-76) 70 (64-75) 77 (74-79)
72 (68-74)
75 (71-79)
72 (60-76)
69 (62-73)
71 (67-78)
77 (72-79)
72 (60-78)
75 (69-79)
  Yes 72 (66-78)   NA 72 (67-78) 75 (60-78) 74 (70-77)
71 (66-76)
77 (67-79)
71 (67-79)
71 (62-74)
74 (65-77)
77 (68-79)
67 (59-75)
74 (62-79)
Catheterisation   ≤ 0.001        
  No 76 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 73 (64-78) 68 (58-76) 77 (74-79)
72 (64-76)
79 (75-80)
68 (60-78)
69 (66-74)
71 (66-77)
78 (70-79)
72 (62-78)
77 (69-79)
  Yes 68 (72-77)   76 (73-78) 71 (66-77) 75 (77-69) 75 (71-79)
71 (68-74)
74 (69-77)
72 (70-76)
70 (62-74)
74 (66-77)
77 (71-79)
68 (59-76)
74 (63-79)
Vaginal laceration b   0.06        
  No 76 (71-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (65-76) 70 (63-76) 74 (71-78)
72 (68-76)
78 (74-79)
70 (63-76)
72 (65-76)
70 (63-76)
78 (74-79)
72 (65-76)
70 (63-76)
  Yes 75 (69-78)   77 (74-79) 71 (62-76) 74 (67-79) 76 (74-79)
71 (66-76)
77 (74-79)
74 (67-79)
71 (62-76)
74 (67-79)
77 (74-79)
71 (62-76)
74 (67-79)
Vaginal laceration (surgery) b   0.73        
  No 75 (69-79)   78 (74-79) 72 (64-76) 72 (64-77) 78 (74-79)
64 (72-76)
78 (74-79)
72 (64-77)
72 (64-76)
72 (64-77)
78 (74-79)
72 (64-76)
72 (64-77)
  Yes 76 (70-79)   77 (72-79) 71 (65-75) 75 (68-79) 77 (72-79)
71 (65-75)
77 (72-79)
75 (68-79)
71 (65-75)
75 (68-79)
77 (72-79)
71 (65-75)
75 (68-79)
  1. a Total population N = 621, scores on the Mothers on Respect Index were at random selected if a women had multiple healthcare professionals
  2. b Complications during pregnancy care: intra-uterine growth restriction, blood loss trimester first trimester, blood loss second or third trimester, diabetes gravidarum, cholestasis, problems with blood pressure, abruptio placenta, placenta praevia, polyhydramnion, thrombosis, HELLP-syndrome, dysmature, macrosomia, oligohydramnion
  3. c Scores on the Mothers on Respect Index for birth interventions episiotomy, vaginal laceration and vaginal laceration which required OK-treatment were calculated for vaginal births only (n = 554)
  4. d Pain relief include epidural, morphine or pethidine treatment
  5. NA Not Applicable