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Research Article

A Case-Control Study on Risk Factors for Preterm Deliveries in a Secondary Care Hospital, Southern India

Table 3

Mode of delivery of study population.

Mode of deliveryCases ( )
(%)
Controls ( )
(%)
valueOdds ratio95% CI

Spontaneous vaginal delivery63 (41.4)171 (51.2)0.030.660.45–0.97
Assisted vaginal delivery09 (5.9)34 (10.2)0.120.550.26–1.17
Elective LSCS*18 (11.8)58 (17.4)0.110.630.36–1.01
Emergency LSCS*62 (40.8)71 (21.3)<0.0012.501.65–3.78

LSCS: lower segment caesarean section.