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Table 2 Significant predictors of spontaneous abortion, preterm delivery, caesarean delivery

From: Pregnancy and fetal outcomes after Glatiramer Acetate exposure in patients with multiple sclerosis: a prospective observational multicentric study

   OR 95% CI p
Spontaneous abortion*
  Higher age at conception 1.23 1.04 - 1.46 0.018
  Previous pregnancies 3.12 1.01 - 9.69 0.048
Preterm delivery*
  Caesarean delivery 0.22 0.10 – 0.49 < 0.001
Caesarean delivery*
  Gestational age 0.72 0.62 – 0.85 < 0.001
  Education 0.90 0.81 – 0.98 0.022
  1. * Other possible predictors included in the models (age at conception, educational level, disease duration, Expanded Disability Status Scale, previous pregnancies and abortions, smoking, alcohol glucocorticoid and substance exposure during pregnancy, gestational age, caesarean delivery, gender of the baby) were not significantly associated with the dependent variable (p > 0.11).
  2. OR: Odd Ratio; CI: Confidence Interval.