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Table 3 Association between use and documentation completion of partograph and incidence of asphyxia

From: Use and completion of partograph during labour is associated with a reduced incidence of birth asphyxia: a retrospective study at a peri-urban setting in Ghana

Variables Asphyxia Univariate Multivariatea
Present (n) Absent (n) OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Age
 18–23 years 10 40 1.00   1.00  
 24–29 years 18 30 2.72 1.317 2.91 (0.14–6.01) 0.312
 30–35 years 9 51 1.91 (0.12–18.90) 1.061 1.94 (0.98–8.09) 0.197
 36–41 years 3 25 16.5 (3.54–45.49) 0.081 5.14 (1.01–21.8) 0.091
 Above 41 1 3 5.12 (0.02–5.21) 1.020 0.62 (0.02–6.00) 0.101
Parity
 0 12 64 1.00   1.00  
 1 14 72 1.02 (0.44–2.35) 0.838 1.62 (0.41–4.60) 0.425
 2 10 4 1.14 (0.32–4.01) 0.912 2.00 (0.17–21.05) 0.291
 3 5 19 1.39 (0.81–1.91) 1.109 1.09 (0.14–1.78) 0.431
 4 and above 0 0 1.10 (0.48–2.48) 1.091 0.81 (0.14–3.39) 1.00
Partograph use
 Yes 23 151 5.89 (2.41–23.02) 0.002 4.29 (1.35–14.81) 0.033
 No 18 8 1.00   1.00  
Partograph completion
 Yes 9 130 7.28 (4.08–21.17) < 0.001 5.31 (2.011–16.04) 0.021
 No 32 3 1.00   1.00  
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aMutually adjusted