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Table 4 Factors associated with abortion and Cesarean section

From: Socioeconomic status can affect pregnancy outcomes and complications, even with a universal healthcare system

Variables Abortion Cesarean delivery
aOR (95% CI) P value aOR (95% CI) P value
Age (year)
 20-34 1.00   1.00  
  ≥ 35 2.22 (2.19-2.25) <0.001 1.85 (1.82-1.88) <0.001
Region
 Metropolitan 1.00   1.00  
 City 0.96 (0.95-0.98) <0.001 1.06 (1.04-1.07) <0.001
 Rural 1.02 (0.99-1.05) 0.164 1.13 (1.10-1.16) <0.001
Type of insurance
 National Health Insurance 1.00   1.00  
 Medical aid 1.40 (1.31-1.50) <0.001 1.17 (1.08-1.25) <0.001
Charlson comorbidity index
 0 1.00   1.00  
  ≥ 1 0.49 (0.45-0.53) <0.001 1.27 (1.20-1.35) <0.001
  1. aOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval