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Table 2 Obstetrical characteristics of the women at Suhul general hospital, in north west zone, Shirie town, Tigray, Ethiopia, from September 2012 to August, 2015

From: Maternofetal outcomes of obstructed labor among women who gave birth at general hospital in Ethiopia

Variable Labour obstructed (n = 91)
Parity
Para 1 40 (44%)
Para 2–4 32 (35.2%)
Para ≥ 5 19 (20.8%)
History of still birth
Yes 13 (14.3%)
No 78 (85.7%)
History of c/s
Yes 5 (5.5%)
No 86 (94.5%)
ANC follow up
≤ 3 visit 67 (73.6%)
≥4 visit 24 (26.4%)
Gestational age
< 37 weeks 5 (5.5%)
37–40 weeks 43 (47.3%)
41–42 weeks 23 (25.3%)
> 42 weeks 8 (8.8%)
Unknown GA 12 (11%)
Labor duration (h)
< 12 1 (1.1%)
12–18 39 (42.9%)
19–24 26 (28.6%)
> 24 25 (27.5%)
Any obstetrical problem
Yes 13 (14.3%)
No 78 (85.7%)
Obstetrical problems
APH 2 (2.2%)
PROM 3 (3.3%)
Pre term labor 2 (2.2%)
Twin pregnancy 3 (3.3%)
Hyper tension 2 (2.2%)
Othera 1 (1.1%)
No problem 78 (85.7%)
Fetal presentation
Vertex 63 (69.2%)
Breach 9 (9.9%)
Shoulder 7 (7.7%)
Face 5 (5.5%)
Other 7 (7.7%)
  1. aProlapsed cord, polyhydramnios and intra uterine fetal death