Table 4

Differences in subscale scores between modes of delivery and native Swedes vs. immigrants
Dimension Vaginal delivery (a) (n = 145) Instrumental delivery (b) (n = 26) Acute Caesarean Section (c) (n = 25) ANOVA, p-value Post hoc a-c Post hoc a-b Native Swedes Immigrants P‐value*
Worry 2 21 2.73 2.77 0.000 0 000 0.001 2.29 2.62 0.013
Information 1.72 1.92 2.03 0.032 0.049 0.28 1.76 1.93 0.12
Emotional support 2.36 2.37 2.39 0.96 0.96 0.99 2.38 2.32 0.64
Acceptance 1.37 1.50 1.58 0.18 0.16 0.94 1.41 1.41 0.96

Range: 1‐4, were 1 was the best, and 4 the worst alternative.

Premberg et al.

Premberg et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-35

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