Table 3

Effect of the husband’s company during childbirth on the women’s feeling of control during labour after adjusting selected background variables (n = 298)
Variables Unstandardised coefficients Standardised coefficient t
B Std. error Beta
Husband at childbirth 11.22 1.05 0.57 10.70**
Perception of labour pain −1.17 0.25 −0.22 −4.71**
Female friend at childbirth 3.79 1.06 0.19 3.59**
Accompanied by husband to antenatal clinic 2.86 0.89 0.15 3.22*
Support person available at home 2.43 0.88 0.13 2.76*

a R2 = 0 .35, F (5, 292) = 31.95, P < 0.001.

*p < 0.01, **p < 0.001.

Sapkota et al.

Sapkota et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:49   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-49

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