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Table 4 Association between childbirth fear domains and CS preferences, controlling for socio-demographic and psychological profile (n = 2988)

From: Preference for cesarean section in young nulligravid women in eight OECD countries and implications for reproductive health education

  B Standard error OR 95% CI
Socio-demographic profile
 Age 0.03 0.02 1.03 1.00–1.06
 Born in survey country: Yes (Ref: No) 0.13 0.17 1.14 0.82–1.58
 Health sciences student: Yes (Ref: No) −0.33 0.14 0.72 0.55–0.95
Psychological profile
 Depression 0.02 0.02 1.02 0.98–1.06
 Anxiety 0.02 0.03 1.02 0.97–1.07
 Stress −0.01 0.02 0.99 0.95–1.03
Childbirth fear profile
 Fear of complications −0.02 0.02 0.98 0.94–1.03
 Fear of physical changes 0.17 0.03 1.19 1.12–1.25
 Fear of pain and being out of control 0.12 0.02 1.12 1.09–1.16