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Table 1 Univariate analysis between the satisfied and not satisfied groups

From: Factors associated with anesthetic satisfaction after cesarean delivery under neuraxial anesthesia

  All patients (n = 813) p value Spinal anesthesia patients (n = 792) p value
Satisfied group Not satisfied group Satisfied group Not satisfied group
n = 425 n = 388 n = 408 n = 384
Maternal demographics
 Age (year) 32.8 (5.1) 32.2 (5.0) 0.13 32.7 (5.2) 32.2 (5.0) 0.17
 Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.7 (4.4) 24.8 (4.8) 0.75 24.8 (4.4) 24.8 (4.8) 0.92
 Number of nulliparous 245 222 0.9 234 219 0.92
 Gestational week (weeks) 37.3 (2.6) 37.2 (2.9) 0.87 37.2 (2.7) 37.3 (2.9) 0.75
 Comorbidity 106 109 0.3 104 109 0.35
Factors associated with surgery
 Surgical duration (min) 56.3 (16.8) 56.5 (17.0) 0.87 56.3 (16.9) 56.4 (16.7) 0.88
 Time zone of surgery    0.86    0.74
  Daytime elective surgery 233 216   221 214  
  Surgery on holiday 41 38   41 38  
  Nighttime emergency surgery 54 44   53 43  
  Daytime emergency surgery 97 90   93 89  
 Transfusion 20 14 0.43 20 13 0.28
Factors associated with neuroxial anesthesia
 Intraoperative factors
  Epidural anesthesia 17 4 0.002 0 0 NA
  Paresthesia during needle insertion 203 248 < 0.001 195 247 < 0.001
  Lightning pain 37 59 0.0041 36 59 0.0046
  Failed block 4 14 0.0098 4 14 0.011
  Block height (Th ≤ 4) 362 314 0.1 346 311 0.15
  Sedatives or analgesics 101 114 0.06 98 113 0.08
  Anti-emetic 164 184 0.011 162 183 0.019
 Postoperative factors
  Nausea and vomiting 98 112 0.05 95 110 0.81
  Postoperative pain 352 333 0.24 341 330 0.35
  Numbness 5 10 0.13 4 10 0.083
  Postpartum headache 45 64 0.013 44 64 0.015
  Itching 160 147 0.94 149 146 0.47
Neonatal information
 Apgar score at 5 min 9.6 (0.8) 9.6 (1.0) 0.89 9.6 (0.8) 9.6 (1.0) 0.78
 Baby’s weight (g) 2669 (640) 2692 (679) 0.62 2656 (640) 2687 (680) 0.49
  1. Data are presented as the mean and standard deviation in parentheses or as a number; NA not available