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Table 4 Multivariable regression logistic model for PTSD and influencing factors (n = 288)

From: Relationship of post-traumatic stress disorder with disrespect and abuse during childbirth in a group of Iranian postpartum women: a prospective study

Variables aOR (95% CI)a p
D&A
 Experience of D&A (Ref) 1  
 Not experiencing of D&A 0.06 (0.01 to 0.58) 0.015
Gestational age at birth
 > 37 (Ref) 1  
 ≤ 37 2.27 (1.00 to 5.18) 0.050
Augmentation
 No (Ref) 1  
 Yes 5.15 (2.29 to 11.56)  < 0.001
Baby sex
 Boy (Ref) 1  
 Girl 0.53 (0.250 to 1.12) 0.98
Time of giving birth
 Night (Ref) 1  
 Day (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) 0.40 (0.17 to 0.90) 0.027
Birth attendant
 Personal physician or midwife (Ref) 1  
 Midwife 0.20 (0.02 to 1.77) 0.150
 Obstetric (resident or on call) 1.60 (0.30 to 8.45) 0.576
 Student (midwifery or intern) 15.71 (1.99 to 123.72) 0.009
  1. Adjusted for all other socio-demographic variables with p < 0.2 in the bivariate analysis. Variable of marital satisfaction were removed from the model
  2. Adjusted for all other pregnancy variables with p < 0.2 in the bivariate analysis. Variable of number of pregnancy was removed from the model
  3. Adjusted for all labour and childbirth variables with p < 0.2 in the bivariate analysis. Variables of hospitalization duration in labour and delivery room, number of healthcare providers, source of support were removed from the model
  4. aAdjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
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