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Table 5 Linear mixed-effects model estimates for the MADM scores after backwards model selection

From: Women’s view on shared decision making and autonomy in childbirth: cohort study of Belgian women

Variable Β estimate ± SD T value P value
Healtcare provider      < 0.001
 Obstetrician Ref.   
 Midwife 10.889 ± 0.452 24.082 < 0.001
LAS 0.068 ± 0.023 2.934 0.003
PCQ 0.490 ± 0.047 10.352 < 0.001
Epidural analgesia      0.026
 No Ref.   
 Yes 1.114 ± 0.500 2.227 0.026
‘I have received sufficient information about the normal course of childbirth’      < 0.001
 Agree Ref.   
 Neutral −1.504 ± 0.724 −2.077 0.038
 Don’t agree −4.070 ± 0.863 −4.716 < 0.001
  1. LAS Labour Agentry Scale, PCQ Pregnancy and Childbirth Questionnaire