Table 2

Dimensions of the Malay version Women’s views of birth labour satisfaction questionnaire

DimensionsFollowing childbirth
SMM (n=99)Non-SMM (n=99)P value*
MeanSDMeanSD
Professional support0.16−0.0210.16−0.0210.287
Expectations0.12−0.0230.12−0.0250.185
Holding baby0.05−0.0260.05−0.0250.799
Support from partner0.07−0.0210.06−0.0190.489
Pain during labour0.05−0.0330.05−0.0360.235
Pain after delivery0.06−0.0230.05−0.0260.105
Continuity0.04−0.0210.04−0.020.698
Environment0.04−0.0210.03−0.0220.264
Control0.04−0.0290.04−0.0220.152
General satisfaction0.54−0.2760.47−0.2980.308
  • *Independent t-test.

  • SMM, severe maternal morbidity.