Table 1

Demographics and obstetric information (N = 30)

Characteristic

Number

Percent


Age (range 20-42 years)

> 40 years

1

3.3%

31-40 years

17

56.7%

20-30 years

12

40%

Parity

Primiparous

21

70%

Multiparous

9

30%

Gestation at birth (range 34-42 weeks)

29-30 weeks (intermediate risk pre-term)

2

6.6%

37-41 weeks (full-term)

26

86.7%

42+ weeks (post-dates)

2

6.6%

Relationship status

Married/De-facto

28

93.3%

Separated

1

3.3%

Single

1

3.3%

Patient's country of birth

Australia

21

70%

Outside Australia

9

30%

Highest level of education attained

Post-graduate education

5

16.6%

Tertiary (undergraduate education)

19

63.3%

Completed secondary education, or equivalent

5

16.6%

Some secondary education

1

3.3%

Clinical Unit

'High Risk' Obstetric Unit

7

23.3%

'Low Risk' Obstetric Unit

18

60%

'Low Risk Obstetric', midwifery-led Birth Centre

5

16.7%

Shared Care with General Practitioner

8

26.7%


Chin et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-58

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