Table 3

Wound healing

Resutured n=17
n (%)
Expectancy n=16
n (%)
OR for healing in resutured group (95% CI)p Value*
2 weeks: postrandomisation20.00 (2.04 to 196.37)0.004
 Yes8 (57)1 (6)
 No6 (43)15 (94)
6 weeks: postrandomisation0.27 (0.01 to 7.25)†0.47
 Yes13 (93)16 (100)
 No1 (7)0 (0)
  • 2 weeks resuturing: Three women not included in analysis as one woman did not attend for review and two women had withdrawn.

  • 6 weeks resuturing: This includes one woman whose wound had healed at 2 weeks, no appointment needed at 6 weeks; three women withdrew and not included in analysis.

  • 6 weeks expectancy: This includes one woman whose wound had healed at 2 weeks and one woman whose wound had healed at 4 weeks.

  • *p Value, Fishers exact test.

  • †For the calculation of OR when one of the cells has a value of 0, the software adds a value of 0.5 to all cell counts.