Table 2

Participant characteristics
Characteristic Type of prenatal care provider p-value
Family physician Midwife Obstetrician
N = 536 N = 82 N = 286
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Maternal Age ≥35 years 94 (18.2) 15 (18.5) 61 (21.9) 0.45
Previously been pregnant 322 (60.1) 56 (68.2) 186 (65.0) 0.19
Currently has a partner 532 (99.4) 82 (100.0) 284 (99.3) 0.75
Caucasian Ethnicity 415 (77.7) 74 (90.2) 220 (76.9) 0.03
Born in Canada 419 (78.3) 69 (84.1) 216 (75.5) 0.24
Completed Post-Secondary Education 427 (80.0) 63 (76.8) 224 (78.3) 0.74
Currently working or attending school 345 (64.4) 49 (59.8) 169 (59.1) 0.29
Annual Household Income ≥ $60,000 438 (84.9) 68 (85.0) 234 (84.5) 0.99
Own their home 434 (81.0) 69 (84.1) 221 (77.3) 0.32

Metcalfe et al.

Metcalfe et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-62

Open Data