Table 4

Coefficients for satisfaction with childbirth (adjusted for method of delivery, parity, education and age) (N = 563)

TOTAL1

SUBDIMENSIONS


GENERAL

SELF

BABY

MIDWIFE

PARTNER


B

s.e.

p

B

s.e.

p

B

s.e.

p

B

s.e.

p

B

s.e.

p

B

s.e.

p


(Constant)

3.757

.165

<.001

3.559

.235

<.001

3.244

.228

<.001

4.026

.242

<.001

4.185

.223

<.001

4.850

.190

<.001

Country

.309

.047

<.001

.123

.070

.082

.287

.068

<.001

.183

.069

.008

.339

.063

<.001

.161

.054

.003

Place of birth

Hospital (reference group)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Home

.427

.051

<.001

.296

.073

<.001

.546

.071

<.001

.223

.076

.003

.444

.069

<.001

.154

.058

.009

Hospital after referral

-.074

.059

.217

-.327

.095

.001

-.166

.092

.072

-.091

.087

.298

-.058

.081

.473

.055

.068

.422

Other referrals

.034

.071

.632

-.068

.102

.504

-.001

.099

.990

-.059

.104

.569

.151

.096

.116

.080

.083

.334

Country*hospital after referral

-

-

-

.460

.189

.015

.374

.182

.041

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Adjusted R2

.24

.16

.20

.23

.15

.04


1 Total over all subdimensions, except satisfaction with the physician.

Legend

Hospital: women who expected to give birth at hospital, and did.

Home : women who expected to give birth at home, and did.

Hospital after referral: women who expected to give birth at home, but were referred to the hospital.

Other referrals: women with other discrepancies between expected and actual place of birth.

Christiaens et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:109   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-109

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