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Table 4 Maternal risk factors to deliver in maternity units over 1000 deliveries/yrs

From: Trend in primary caesarean delivery: a five-year experience in ABRUZZO, ITALY

Maternal risk factors Total n (%) Maternity units over 1000 deliveries/yrs n (%) Maternity units under 1000 deliveries/yrs n (%) Odds Ratio (95% CI) p-value
Diabetes 239 (1.9) 123 (2.8) 116 (1.4) 1.99 (1.54–2.57) < 0.001
Hypertension 437 (3.5) 205 (4.7) 232 (2.8) 1.67 (1.38–2.02) < 0.001
Preeclampsia 279 (2.2) 102 (2.3) 177 (2.2) 1.07 (0.83–1.37) 0.234
Premature rupture of membranes 887 (7.1) 323 (7.3) 564 (6.9) 1.06 (0.92–1.23) 0.206
Twin pregnancy 426 (3.4) 265 (6.0) 161 (2.0) 3.18 (2.60–3.88) < 0.001
Fetal distress 675 (5.4) 294 (6.7) 381 (4.7) 1.46 (1.24–1.71) < 0.001
Preterm delivery 231 (1.8) 116 (2.6) 115 (1.4) 1.89 (1.46–2.45) < 0.001
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