Table 4

Binary logistic regression showing effects of sociodemographic factors on worries about going into labour, each variable adjusted for all others

Very/quite worried about not knowing when labour would startVery/quite worried about getting to the hospital in time
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Maternal age (years)
<200.98 (0.60 to 1.61)0.78 (0.46 to 1.35)
20–241.41 (1.09 to 1.83)1.20 (0.92 to 1.57)
25–290.96 (0.79 to 1.16)1.10 (0.90 to 1.33)
30–341.001.00
35–391.08 (0.88 to 1.34)1.05 (0.85 to 1.31)
40+0.91 (0.61 to 1.37)0.89 (0.59 to 1.35)
Parity
Primiparous1.001.00
Multiparous0.72 (0.62 to 0.84)1.30 (1.11 to 1.52)
Index of multiple deprivation
1 (least deprived)1.001.00
20.94 (0.74 to 1.19)0.96 (0.75 to 1.23)
30.98 (0.77 to 1.24)1.01 (0.80 to 1.29)
41.13 (0.89 to 1.42)1.00 (0.78 to 1.27)
5 (most deprived)0.91 (0.71 to 1.17)0.92 (0.71 to 1.19)
Ethnicity
White1.001.00
BME1.93 (1.56 to 2.39)1.56 (1.26 to 1.92)
  • BME, black or minority ethnic group.