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Table 2 Maternal characteristics

From: A review of delivery room resuscitation in very low birth weight infants in a middle income country

Characteristic n/N Percent
Primiparous 448/1448 30.9
Multiple gestation 286/1495 19.1
Mode delivery -%
 Normal vaginal delivery 495/1505 32.9
 Vaginal breech 49/1505 3.3
 Emergency C Section 891/1505 59.2
 Elective C Section 70/1505 4.7
Attended antenatal care 1229/1485 82.8
Antenatal steroids received 749/1425 52.6
Antenatal magnesium sulphate 82/1401 5.4
Chorioamnionitis 49/1444 3.4
Maternal hypertension 435/1446 30.1
Maternal HIV 431/1468 29.4
Maternal syphilis 28/1416 2.0
Teenage mother 34/1483 2.3
Attempted termination of pregnancy 17/1449 1.2