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Table 1 Basal and clinical data in group of DRA and Non-DRA

From: The relationship of severity in diastasis recti abdominis and pelvic floor dysfunction: a retrospective cohort study

  DRA (n = 176) Non-DRA (n = 37) p value
Age (years) 30.60 ± 4.11 (21–40) 28.49 ± 3.40 (21–36) 0.004
Post-natal period (days) 66.65 ± 48.40 (30–365) 66.92 ± 57.43 (42–348) 0.888
Occupation
Brainwork 141 (82.0%) 29 (78.4%) 0.610
Physical work 31 (18.0%) 8 (21.6%) 0.610
High education 131 (74.9%) 30 (81.1%) 0.421
Weight gain in pregnancy (kg) 13.55 ± 4.74 (3–27) 13.76 ± 4.03 (4.5–22) 0.799
Height (cm) 158.68 ± 5.10 (140–172) 161.23 ± 5.98 (153–176) 0.008
BMI pre-pregnancy (kg/m2) 20.83 ± 2.92 (16.23–28.67) 20.69 ± 2.55 (15.62–26.56) 0.781
BMI pre-delivery (kg/m2) 26.20 ± 3.39 (20.45–35.30) 26.01 ± 3.28 (19.44–33.59) 0.765
BMI post-delivery (kg/m2) 18.77 ± 9.12 (16.20–30.78) 17.28 ± 9.63 (17.53–26.06) 0.381
Cesarean section 70 (39.8%) 5 (13.5%) 0.002
Multiple parturitions 99 (56.3%) 9 (24.3%) 0.000
  1. Occupation, high education, cesarean section, multiple parturitions showed as number of cases (valid percentage); Age, postnatal period, weight gain in pregnancy, height, BMI in different state showed as mean ± SD. BMI, body mass index