Table 2

Demographics of study participants compared to all Victorian women who gave birth in 2008 [[8]]
Demographic information This study Births in Victoria 2008 p-value
Median maternal age (years) 33 31 ND1
Marital status (%) Married/defacto 92 87 0.13
Single 8 12 0.21
Maternal country of birth (%) Australia 84 73 0.02
Other 16 27 0.01
Place of birth (%) Hospital 98 98 1.00
Birthing centre 1 2 0.46
Planned home births or unplanned out-of-hospital births 1 1 1.00

1 ND – Not done due to insufficient information available.

Donnan et al.

Donnan et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:676   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-676

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