TABLE 1. Oxytocin Availability at Bedside and Time to Administration Among Vaginal Deliveries Receiving Postpartum Oxytocin, Karntaka, India (N = 330)
Prepared and Available at BedsideNot Prepared and Not Available at BedsideP value
No. (%)128 (38.8)202 (61.2)
Received within 1 minute of delivery, No. (%)20 (15.6)6 (3.0)< .001
Received within 2 minutes of delivery, No. (%)56 (43.8)33 (16.3)< .001
Time to administration, mean (SD) [range], minutes4.2 (4.6) [0–30]7.5 (6.2) [0–30]< .001
Time to administration, median (IQR [Q1-Q3]), minutes3 (25 [0–25])5 (29 [1–30])< .001
  • Abbreviations: IQR, interquartile range; SD, standard deviation.