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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and obstetric data

From: Sexuality and mood changes in women with persistent pelvic girdle pain after childbirth: a case-control study

  Patients Controls P value
  Median IQR Median IQR  
Age (years) 30.0 8.5 31 5.5 0.553
Time since delivery (days) 214 47.5 244 190 0.812
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.1 7.8 24.6 3.9 0.584
  OWLS
n
OWLS
%
OWLS
n
OWLS
%
 
Parity      0.504
 Primipara 21 45.7 15 38.5  
 Multipara 25 54.3 24 61.5  
Mode of delivery      0.704
 Unassisted 36 78.3 33 84.6  
 Vacuum extraction 1 2.2 1 2.6  
 Cesarean section 9 19.6 5 12.8  
Perineal injuries      0.391
 Grades 0–2 43 93.5 38 97.4  
 Grades 3–4 3 6.5 1 2.6  
Smoking during pregnancy      0.034
 No 41 89.1 39 100  
 Yes 5 10.9 0 0  
Use of contraception      0.167
 No contraception 30 65.2 20 51.3  
 Combined method (pills or patch) 4 8.7 4 10.3  
 Gestagen only (pills, implants) 3 6.5 0 0.0  
 Hormonal IUD 6 13 12 30.8  
 Copper IUD 3 6.5 3 7.7  
  1. IQR Interquartile range, IUD Intrauterine device