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Table 2 Maternal Birth Characteristics

From: Congenital malformations among newborns admitted in the neonatal unit of a tertiary hospital in Enugu, South-East Nigeria - a retrospective study

Characteristic N [%]
Maternal Age [yrs] N = 15
20 – 25 3 [17.7]
26 – 30 5 [29.4]
31 – 35 6 [35.3]
36 – 40 1 [5.9]
χ 2 = 3.933, df = 3, P = 0.269
Gestational age at birth [weeks] N = 17
37 1 [5.9]
39 3 [17.6]
40 13 [76.5]
Mode of delivery N = 17
Spontaneous Vertex 14 [82.4]
Caesarean Section 3 [17.6]
ANC attendance 17 [100.0]
Trimester of ANC commencement N = 14
First 4 [23.5]
Second 8 [47.1]
Third 2 [11.8]
Drugs ingested during pregnancy  
[Multiple choice allowed]  
Herbs 3 [17.6]
Routine drugs 14 [82.4]
Other OTC drugs 2 [11.8]
Family History of Birth deformity  
No 13 [76.5]
No response 4 [23.5]