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Table 2 Pearson correlations between selected characteristics and singleton CD rate

From: Factors associated with cesarean delivery rates: a single-institution experience

  Singleton CD rate Patient age Total deliveries, n Singleton operative vaginal delivery rate Forceps rate Vacuum rate Blood transfusion rate Hospital length of stay Cost per patient Years since graduation Specialty (MFM) Proportion of high-risk deliveries
Singleton CD rate 1 0.30b −0.39b −0.24b −0.30b −0.04 0.13 0.45b 0.41b 0.30b 0.34b 0.50b
Patient age   1 −0.28b −0.09 0.03 −0.03 0.11 0.07 0.09 −0.16a −0.03 0.57b
Total deliveries, n    1 −0.02 0.40b 0.05 −0.21b −0.24b −0.26b 0.07 −0.13 −0.29b
Singleton operative vaginal delivery rate     1 0.61b 0.50b 0.10 0.01 0.03 −0.02 −0.06 −0.05
Forceps rate      1 −0.04 −0.07 −0.17a −0.14 0.07 −0.13 −0.12
Vacuum rate       1 0.09 0.17a 0.12 0.01 −0.03 −0.07
Blood transfusion rate        1 0.19a 0.33b 0.10 0.16a 0.17a
Hospital length of stay         1 0.79b 0.21b 0.38b 0.27b
Cost per patient          1 0.20b 0.38b 0.37b
Years since graduation           1 0.31b 0.10
Specialty (MFM)            1 0.34b
Proportion of high-risk deliveries             1
  1. aCorrelation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. bCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
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