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Figures in Original article by VITO LEANZA*, STEFANO DATI**, GIOVANNI PISAPIA CIOFFI***, MANUELA ACCARDI*

The impact of birth history on pelvic floor function: a retrospective assessment of 10,125 patients

(*) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catania University (Italy)
(**) Casilino Hospital, Urogynaecology Unit, Rome (Italy)
(***) Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit, Ospedale Battipaglia Salerno

 

(Table 1)

GROUPS

MODE OF DELIVERY

SATISFACTION
AGREE / DISAGREE

χ2

p VALUE

A : 5 years
12% (n°=1215)

VD: 70.9% (861)
CS: 29.1% (354)

92.9%(800) / 7.1%(61)
90.1%(319) / 9.9%(35)

2.34

0.12645 NS

B: 5-20 years
36% (n°=3645)

VD: 78% (2843)
CS: 22% (802)

84.9%(2416) / 15.1%(427)
89%(714) / 11%(88)

8.11

0.00439

C: >20 years
52% (n°=5265)

VD: 85% (4475)
CS: 15% (790)

77%(3446) / 23%(1029)
92%(727) / 8%(63)

91.23

0.0001


Table 1.
- Statistical evaluation and satisfaction reports among the three groups of patients comparing vaginal delivery (VD) versus caesarean section (CS).




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