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Table 3 Overall satisfaction with intrapartum care according to unit, using the Labour and Delivery Satisfaction Index (LADSI) with a maximum score of 204

From: Evaluation of satisfaction with care in a midwifery unit and an obstetric unit: a randomized controlled trial of low-risk women

  MUa OUb Mean difference (95 % CI) P-value
n = 184 n = 301
Mean score (SD) Mean score (SD)
All (n = 485) 182.7 (23.3) 175.5 (27.7) 7.2 (2.6–11.8) 0.002
Obstetrician involved 160.4 (25.7) 161.6 (29.8) −1.26 (−12.6–10.0) 0.825
Operative deliveryc 155.1 (28.7) 158.3 (29.9) 3.2 (−16.9–10.0) 0.649
Epidural analgesia 155.6 (29.5) 163.6 (32.7) 8.0 (−22.9–6.8) 0.285
Spontaneous delivery 187.0 (19.1) 180.2 (25.1) 6.8 (2.2–11.4) 0.004
Spontaneous delivery, no interventiond 190.7 (16.3) 183.2 (22.5) 7.5 (2.9–12.1) 0.001
Intrapartum transfer 162.5 (26.0) - - -
  1. aMidwifery Unit
  2. bObstetric Unit
  3. cCesarean section, assisted vaginal delivery
  4. dNo transfer, no obstetrician involved, no epidural