Table 2

Baseline characteristics of women randomized to clotrimazole and usual care

Maternal baseline characteristics

Clotrimazole

N = 50

n (%)

Usual care

N = 49

n (%)


Age (years)

18-34

28 (56)

36 (73)

≥ 35

22 (44)

13 (27)

Gravidity/parity

Nulligravida

11 (22)

14 (29)

Nullipara

9 (18)

11 (22)

Multipara

30 (60)

24 (49)

Previous preterm birth

2 (4)

2 (4)

Candidiasis*

Candida albicans

37 (74)

35 (73)

Moderate or heavy growth

27 (55)

19 (42)


Gravidity = number of pregnancies

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

* Excludes five women (1 clotrimazole and 4 no treatment) for whom growth information was not reported

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

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