Table 1

Characteristics of asymptomatic women by Candida colonization

Maternal baseline characteristics

Colonized

N = 98

n (%)

Not colonized

N = 400

n (%)

P-value


Age (years)

18-34

64 (65)

234 (59)

0.22

≥ 35

34 (35)

166 (41)

Gravidity/parity

Nulligravida

25 (26)

125 (31)

0.27

Nullipara

19 (18)

53 (13)

Multipara

54 (55)

222 (56)

Previous preterm birth

4 (4)

17 (4)

0.94


Gravidity = number of pregnancies

Parity = number of births ≥20 weeks or ≥400 grams

Roberts et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-18

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