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Table 2 Risk ratios and 95% confidence intervals for satisfaction ("well satisfied" or "very satisfied") during labor and delivery, according to group

From: Support to woman by a companion of her choice during childbirth: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Support
(n = 105)
Control
(n = 107)
RR
(95%CI)
p value
Labor     
   Evolution of labor 56 49 1.16 (0.89–1.53) 0.272
   Having a companion 96 13 10.08 (5.38–18.89) <0.0001*
   Care received 98 90 1.11 (1.01–1.22) 0.034
   Medical guidance 94 84 1.14 (1.01–1.28) 0.028
   Guidance from nursing staff 94 89 1.08 (0.97–1.20) 0.178
Delivery     
   Evolution 73 60 1.24 (1.00–1.53) 0.042
   Having a companion 95 19 8.17 (4.51–14.78) <0.0001*
   Care received 98 90 1.11 (1.01–1.22) 0.034
   Medical guidance 91 86 1.08 (0.96–1.22) 0.217
   Guidance from nursing staff 93 92 1.13 (0.72–1.77) 0.571
   Type of delivery     
Vaginal 58 44 1.33 (1.02–1.74) 0.033
Caesarean 2 6 0.40 (0.10–1.40) 0.193*
  1. Chi-squared test, *Fisher's Exact Test