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Clinical Study

Comparison of Spinal Block Levels between Laboring and Nonlaboring Parturients Using Combined Spinal Epidural Technique with Intrathecal Plain Bupivacaine

Table 1

Demographical data.

Demographical dataGroup NLGroup L value
( )( )

Age (years old)30.3 (5.1)29.7 (5.2)0.52
Weight (kg)68.3 (8.3)64.7 (4.5)0.07
Height (cm)158.6 (5.1)155.9 (4.5)0.05
Gestational age (wk)38.4 (1.3)37.4 (1.4)0.02
Initial cervical dilatation (cm)06.7 (2.2)<0.001
Initial VAS score of labor pain07 (6–8)<0.001
Baseline SBP (mmHg)116.6 (11.5)131.8 (6.1)0.002
Time period from skin incision to uterine incision (minutes)4.9 (1.5)5.4 (1.1)0.13
Time period from uterine incision to delivery (seconds)57.3 (9.2)56.8 (13.0)0.06
Duration of operation (minutes)48.0 (9.5)52.3 (10.0)0.54
Apgar score at 1 minute10 (9-10)10 (8–10)0.32
Apgar score at 5 minutes10 (10-10)10 (9-10)0.20

Results are expressed as the mean (SD) or the median (interquartile range), as appropriate.

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