Table 1

Demographic features of the groups

Overall group
(N=347)
EMCS
(n=285)
ELSCS
(n=62)
P value
Para >1865630
Para 126122932
Average age
(years)
34.934.9934.89ns
Average BMI
(kg/m2)
25.925.9525.43ns
Gestation at delivery
(weeks+ days)
Mean
39+5 39+6 38+5 p<0.01
Nationality:
Irish
276 (79.5%)227 (79.6%)49 (79.04%)
Other71 (20.5%)58 (20.35%)13 (20.96%)
  • Patient demographic features show comparison of the emergency caesarean delivery group with the elective caesarean delivery group.

  • Statistical significance was taken as p<0.05.

  • Para 1 indicates women after their first pregnancy. Para>1 indicates women in a second or subsequent pregnancy.

  • BMI, body mass index; ELSCS, elective caesarean section; EMCS, emergency caesarean section; ns, not significant.