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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants in the Bamenda Regional Hospital from November 2015–January 2016

From: Adolescent deliveries in semi-urban Cameroon: prevalence and adverse neonatal outcomes

Characteristic Adolescents Adults
Frequency Proportion Frequency Proportion
Marital status
 Married 5 6.5 533 65.9
 Single 72 93.5 276 34.1
Parity
 Primiparas 61 88.4 184 26.1
 Multiparas 8 11.6 521 73.9
Preterm
 Yes 6 7.8 42 5.2
 No 71 92.2 767 94.8
Gender of baby
 Male 41 54 413 51.5
 Female 35 46 389 48.5