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Table 2 Baseline variables by PPH status

From: Cost of hospital care of women with postpartum haemorrhage in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda: a financial case for improved prevention

Baseline variable No PPH N = 1485 PPH N = 1481 All N = 2966
n (%) n (%) n (%)
 Nulliparous 735 49.5 785 53.0 1520 51.2
 Labor induced 179 12.1 188 12.7 367 12.4
 Labor augmented 642 43.2 761 51.4 1403 47.3
 Instrument-assisted vaginal birth 34 2.3 79 5.3 113 3.8
 Perineal trauma leading to suture 1011 68.1 1074 72.5 2085 70.3
 Baby alive 1452 97.8 1460 98.6 2912 98.2
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
 Mother age (years) 25.3 4.8 25.8 5.2 25.5 5.0
 Gestational age (completed weeks) 38.4 2.3 38.7 2.0 38.6 2.1
 Birth weight (g) 2881 548 3133 551 3007 563
Baseline variable among parous women No PPH N = 750 PPH N = 696 All parous women N = 1446
n (%) n (%) n (%)
 CS in previous pregnancies 39 5.2 56 8.0 95 6.6
 PPH in previous pregnancies 6 0.8 39 5.6 45 3.1