Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Relationship between birth type and WDEQ score at 36 weeks gestation, all women

From: A cost effectiveness analysis of midwife psycho-education for fearful pregnant women – a health system perspective for the antenatal period

Birth type N Mean WDEQ score SD
Vaginal birth, unassisted 83 60.3 19.2
Vaginal birth, assisted 31 62.0 17.9
Unplanned caesarean section 39 67.3 16.7
Planned caesarean section, before labour commenced 24 67.1 25.5
Planned caesarean section, after labour commenced 7 83.8 19.5
Broad birth type
 Vaginal birth – any 114 60.8 18.8
 Caesarean section - any 70 68.6 20.3