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Table 2 Obstetrics related information of mothers who gave birth in Axum and Adwa town public hospitals, Tigray, North Ethiopia, and February 08–March 08, 2018

From: Preterm births and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in Axum and Adwa Town public hospitals, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

Variables Frequency Percentage
Parity (n = 472)
 Multipara 264 55.9
 Primipara 208 44.1
Number of parity
 1 39 14.8
 2–4 187 70.8
 ≥5 38 14.4
Inter pregnancy interval (n = 264)
 <24 months 38 14.4
 >24 months 226 85.6
Previous preterm birth (n = 264)
 Yes 34 12.9
 No 230 87.1
History of abortion (n = 472)
 Yes 71 15
 No 401 85
Pregnancy status (n = 472)
 Planned 434 91.9
 Unplanned 38 8.1
Onset of labour (n = 472)
 Spontaneous 405 85.8
 Induced 67 14.2
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal delivery 367 77.8
 Instrumental 32 6.8
 Caesarean section 73 15.4
PROM (n = 472)
 Yes 68 14.4
 No 404 85.6
History of PIH (n = 472)
 Yes 38 8.1
 No 434 91.9
History of APH (n = 472)
 Yes 39 8.3
 No 433 91.7
Pregnancy type (n = 472)
 Singleton 434 91.9
 Multiple 38 8.1