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Childhood abuse and caesarean section among primiparous women in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.
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PMID:  20528868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined the association between a history of childhood abuse and caesarean section in the population-based Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Our sample consisted of 26 923 primiparous women with singleton pregnancies at term. Of all women, 18.8% (5060) had experienced any childhood abuse, 14.3% (3856) reported emotional abuse, 5.2% (1413) reported physical abuse and 6.4% (1730) reported sexual abuse. The proportion of caesarean sections before labour was not affected by any childhood abuse. Any childhood abuse was associated with a slightly increased risk of caesarean sections during labour (adjusted odds ratio 1.16; 95% CI 1.03-1.30).
M Lukasse; S Vangen; P Øian; B Schei
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-06-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  117     ISSN:  1471-0528     ISO Abbreviation:  BJOG     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-07     Completed Date:  2010-11-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100935741     Medline TA:  BJOG     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1153-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section / statistics & numerical data*
Child Abuse / statistics & numerical data*
Cohort Studies
Norway / epidemiology
Patient Preference
Pregnancy Complications / psychology,  surgery
Social Behavior
Young Adult
Grant Support
1U01 NS 047537-01/NS/NINDS NIH HHS; N01-ES-85433/ES/NIEHS NIH HHS

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