Table 1

Baseline characteristics of women at trial entry

Moxibustion

Control

N = 10

%

N = 10

%


Age (years)

30.36

(±3.13)

24.60

(±5.23)

Parity 0

7

70.0

9

90.0

Marital status: Married/defacto

9

90.0

8

80.0

Employment status

Working

6

60.0

4

40.0

Unemployed

1

10.0

2

20.0

Home duties/student

3

30.0

4

40.0

Education*

Completed High school

1

11.1

0

0.0

Completed tertiary education

8

88.9

8*

88.9

Ethnicity

Caucasian

10

100.0

9

90.0

Asian

0

0.0

1

10.0

Gestational age (weeks)

34.8

(±0.69)

35.6

(±0.70)

Type of breech

Complete

1

10.0

2

20.0

Frank

3

30.0

3

30.0

Unknown

6

60.0

5

50.0

Engagement of presenting part

Yes

1

10.0

0

0.0

No

9

90.0

10

100.0

Placental location

Anterior

5

50.0

1

10.0

Posterior

4

40.0

6

60.0

Other

1

10.0

3

30.0


* missing data Data are n and % or mean and standard deviation.

Do et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:81   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-81

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