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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios with 95% confidence intervals for reproductive health outcomes and desire for further children up to 12 months after pregnancy, comparing groups by pregnancy outcome

From: Women's sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication ("near-miss"): a cohort study in Burkina Faso

     Adjusted odds ratios (95%CI)    
  3 months 6 months 12 months
  Induced abortion vs uncomplicated delivery NM PND & natural abortion vs NM live birth NM live birth vs uncomplicated delivery Induced abortion vs uncomplicated delivery NM PND & natural abortion vs NM live birth NM live birth vs uncomplicated delivery Induced abortion vs uncomplicated delivery NM PND & natural abortion vs NM live birth NM live birth vs uncomplicated delivery
Breastfeeding NA NA 0.067 (0.007 - 0.67) NA NA 0.12 (0.03 - 0.51) NA NA 0.27 (0.08 - 0.91)
Return of menses 58.4 (10.1 - 339) 24.9 (11.6 - 53.8) 1.21 (0.80 - 1.82) 100% in abortion group 26.1 (10.2 - 66.8) 1.18 (0.80 - 1.75) 100% in abortion group 6.93 (3.16 - 15.2) 0.74 (0.48 - 1.12)
Resumed sexual relations 11.8 (3.3 - 42.0) 7.55 (3.88 - 14.7) 0.86 (0.56 - 1.33) 9.41 (2.56 - 34.6) 14.1 (5.72 - 35.0) 0.82 (0.54 - 1.22) 3.79 (0.94 - 15.3) 18.7 (5.58 - 62.5) 0.79 (0.50 - 1.24)
Dyspareunia 1.41 (0.09 - 22.8) 1.76 (0.47 - 6.54) 0.66 (0.27 - 1.61) 3.30 (0.39 - 27.6) 0.92 (0.30 - 2.88) 1.20 (0.59 - 2.46) -a -a -a
Subsequent pregnancy -a -a -a 41.67 (1.93 - 1000) 6.21 (1.91 - 20.41) 7.41 (1.48 - 37.04) 31.25 (6.49 - 142.86) 10.75 (4.65 - 24.39) 2.09 (0.91 - 4.78)
Use of contraception 3.11 (0.76 - 12.7) 3.05 (1.67 - 5.58) 1.26 (0.81 - 1.97) 0.94 (0.18 - 4.83) 1.67 (0.90 - 3.08) 1.01 (0.65 - 1.55) 2.17 (0.50 - 9.40) 1.69 (0.88 - 3.23) 1.27 (0.83 - 1.94)
Desires another baby 5.63 (0.61 - 52.0) 2.42 (1.09 - 5.37) 0.96 (0.58 - 1.60) 1.50 (0.22 - 10.2) 3.49 (1.33 - 9.13) 0.84 (0.49 - 1.44) 0.70 (0.31 - 1.59) 3.74 (1.43 - 9.74) 0.74 (0.42 - 1.30)
Desired timing of next pregnancy: within one year vs 2 to 5 years Very large 15.8 (5.49 - 45.6) 4.17 (1.09 - 16.0) -a Very large 1.22 (0.08 - 18.2) Very large 21.0 (4.75 - 92.9) 1.12 (0.32 - 3.93)
  1. a) the group contrast was dropped from the regression model.
  2. NA - not applicable; NM - near-miss; PND - perinatal death.