Table 3

Independent risk factors for major postpartum haemorrhage (≥1000mls) after caesarean delivery in term nulliparous women
Risk factor Adjusted OR’s*
BMI ≥30.0 1.73 (1.32-2.28)
Asian ethnicity 1.57 (1.23-2.01)
Public obstetric care 1.39 (1.11-1.74)
Antepartum haemorrhage 1.65 (1.08-2.52)
Placenta praevia 3.08 (1.91-4.98)
Chronic hypertension 1.90 (1.08-3.35)
Birthweight (g) ↑ 500g 1.48 (1.34-1.64)

Data are adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval).

* Adjusted for all variables in Table 1.

from any cause excluding placenta praevia >20wk gestation.

Fyfe et al.

Fyfe et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:112   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-112

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