Table 4

Mean difference (95% Confidence Interval) of length of stay in hospital from delivery to discharge by IMO recommendations

Model numbers

IOM categories (%)


N

Inadequate

(n = 1648)

Adequate

(n = 2549)

Excess

(n = 2324)


Model 1

6521

-0.07 (-0.17,0.03)

0.0

0.19(0.10,0.27)

Model 2

6521

-0.07(-0.16,0.03)

0.0

0.20(0.11,0.29)

Model 3

6521

-0.05(-0.14,0.05)

0.0

0.15(0.07,0.24)

Model 4

6521

-0.07(-0.15,0.02)

0.0

0.16(0.08,0.24)


Model 1: Adjusted for maternal age

Model 2: confounder adjusted model - maternal age, education, racial origin, cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption

Model 3: model 2+ additionally adjusted for the mediating effects of complications of pregnancy

Model 4: model 3+ adjusted for the mediating effects of birth weights and method of delivery

Mamun et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-62

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