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Table 4 Association between type of delivery and Line-1 sites

From: Delivery type not associated with global methylation at birth

  VDa Total CDb Planned CD Emergency CD  
  β (95% CI) β (95% CI) p-value β (95% CI) p-value β (95% CI) p-value p-value for trend d
Crude n=145 n=262 n=207 n=55  
Site 1 1.00 1.00   1.00   1.00   
Site 2 1.00 0.26 (−0.31, 0.83) 0.37 0.27 (−0.33, 0.86) 0.38 0.22 (−0.64, 1.09) 0.62 0.47
Site 3 1.00 −0.06 (−0.51, 0.62) 0.84 −0.11 (−0.71, 0.48) 0.71 0.16 (−0.71, 1.02) 0.72 0.88
Site 4 1.00 0.05 (−0.52, 0.61) 0.87 −0.02 (−0.57, 0.62) 0.94 0.31 (−0.56, 1.18) 0.48 0.60
Adjusted c         
Site 1 1.00 1.00   1.00   1.00   
Site 2 1.00 0.20 (−0.46, 0.86) 0.55 0.22 (−0.47, 0.90) 0.54 0.14 (−0.87, 1.15) 0.79 0.66
Site 3 1.00 −0.37 (−0.29, 1.03) 0.27 −0.43 (−1.11, 0.26) 0.23 −0.16 (−1.17, 0.85) 0.75 0.49
Site 4 1.00 −0.11 (−0.77, 0.54) 0.73 −0.19 (−0.88, 0.50) 0.59 0.17 (−0.84, 1.18) 0.74 0.95
  1. Mixed effects model.
  2. aReference category.
  3. bIncluding both planned and emergency CD.
  4. cAdjusted for maternal smoking, maternal age and infant gender.
  5. dTrend among VD, Planned CD and emergency CD.