|Candidate predictors of OTC-medication use during pregnancy|
|Socio-demographic predictors||Education level, age, ethnicity|
|Comorbidity predictors||Use of prescription drugs, chronic illness, healthcare consumption, health complaints during pregnancy|
|Lifestyle predictors||Smoking and alcohol use during pregnancy, Body Mass Index|
|Obstetric history predictors||Gravidity, parity, miscarriage, prematurity, child mortality|
The possible maternal characteristics which can predict OTC-medication use during pregnancy. Marital status is not included among the socio-demographic predictors, because these data were not available.
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