Show simple item record Dweik, Diána Girasek, Edmond Töreki, Annamária Mészáros, Gyula Pál, Attila 2018-10-16T09:01:13Z 2018-10-16T09:01:13Z 2014
dc.identifier 84896921970
dc.identifier.citation pagination=408-415; journalVolume=93; journalIssueNumber=4; journalTitle=ACTA OBSTETRICIA ET GYNECOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA;
dc.identifier.uri doi:10.1111/aogs.12353
dc.description.abstract Objective To assess birth preferences in a sample of Hungarian pregnant women and identify determinants of ambivalence or clear choices for cesarean section throughout pregnancy. Design Follow-up two-point questionnaire survey. Setting University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Hungary. Sample A total of 413 women with singleton pregnancies where there was no awareness of medical contradictions to vaginal delivery, attending for routine ultrasound examination in mid-pregnancy from November 2011 to March 2012. Methods Questionnaires completed in mid- and late pregnancy (gestational weeks 18-22 and 35-37) including the Wijma Delivery Expectancy/Experience Questionnaire A. Main outcome measures Prevalence of women preferring cesarean section or being uncertain about what delivery route to choose, in case they had the choice; their demographic characteristics, attitudes toward birth issues and their Wijma Delivery Expectancy/Experience Questionnaire A scores, compared with women consistent in their preference for vaginal delivery. Results Of the 413 respondents, 365 (88.4%) were consistent in their preference for vaginal delivery. In logistic regression models the important contributors to describing preferences for cesarean section or uncertain preferences were previous cesarean section and maternal belief that cesarean section is more beneficial than vaginal delivery. Conclusions The majority of pregnant women preferred vaginal delivery to cesarean section. Neither a higher Wijma Delivery Expectancy/Experience Questionnaire A score nor sociodemographic differences were important determinants of a preference for cesarean section or for an uncertain preference. On the other hand, previous cesarean section and certain preconceived maternal attitudes towards delivery were characteristic for these women. © 2014 Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:0001-6349
dc.title Women's antenatal preferences for delivery route in a setting with high cesarean section rates and a medically dominated maternity system
dc.type Journal Article 2018-02-20T10:48:19Z
dc.language.rfc3066 en
dc.identifier.mtmt 2581170
dc.identifier.wos 000333150700012
dc.contributor.department SE/EKK/Egészségügyi Menedzserképző Központ
dc.contributor.institution Semmelweis Egyetem

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