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Table 3 Multivariate linear regressions, dependent variable KHQ score.

From: Impact of episiotomy on pelvic floor disorders and their influence on women's wellness after the sixth month postpartum: a retrospective study

Maternal characteristics Effect (CI 95%) p
Maternal age 0.469 (-1.72 - 2.658) 0.674
Previous surgery 13.988 (-5.727 - 33.703) 0.164
Parity -9.617 (-32.943 - 13.709) 0.418
Time before follow up -1.478 (-4.392 - 1.435) 0.319
Previous urinary incontinence 25.945 (-9.373 - 61.263) 0.149
Labour and delivery characteristics   
Neonatal weight 0.015 (-0.008 - 0.038) 0.190
Epidural analgesia -22.662 (-51.039 - 5.715) 0.117
Episiotomy -36.146 (-59.077 - -13.216) <0.05
Second degree tears -22.495 (-51.54 - 6.55) 0.129
Third and fourth degree tears 38.257 (-52.405 - 128.919) 0.407
Urinary and pelvic symptoms at follow up   
LUTS 81.947 (60.934 - 102.96) <0.05
  1. The initial model was: maternal age, current BMI, constipation, previous surgery excluded Cesarean sections, parity, time between delivery and telephone interview, neonatal weight at birth, epidural analgesia, I and II labour stage duration, Kristeller manoeuvre, operative delivery, II and III to IV vaginal-perineal tears, episiotomy performance, persistent dyspareunia, previous and actual UI.