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Table 2 Maternal characteristics by age group

From: A retrospective analysis of adverse obstetric and perinatal outcomes in adolescent pregnancy: the case of Luapula Province, Zambia

  Maternal age group
10–15 16–17 18–19 20–24
N=    
Marital Status (n = 32) (n = 176) (n = 399) (n = 778)
Partner 15(46.9%) 130(71.8%) 336(84.2%) 733(94.2%)
  17(53.1%) 46(28.2%) 61(15.8%) 45(5.8%)
Gravida (n = 70) (n = 348) (n = 667) (n = 1255)
1 68(97.1%) 322(92.2%) 519(77.8%) 382(32.5%)
2 2(2.9%) 23(6.9%) 124(18.6%) 536(45.6%)
3 0(0.0%) 3(0.9%) 20(3.0%) 224(14.3%)
4 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 3(0.4%) 73(5.1%)
5 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 1(0.2%) 24(1.5%)
6 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 14(0.8%)
7 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 1(0.1%)
8 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 1(0.1%)
ANC (n = 32) (n = 187) (n = 408) (n = 776)
Poor 0(0.0%) 6(3.2%) 10(2.5%) 9(1.2%)
Fair 20(62.5%) 123(65.8%) 262(64.2%) 524(67.5%)
Good 12(37.5%) 58(31.0%) 136(33.3%) 243(31.3%)
Place of Delivery (n = 22) (n = 102) (n = 220) (n = 400)
  0(0.0%) 0(0.0%) 6(2.7%) 3(0.8%)
Hospital 22(100%) 102(100%) 214(97.3%) 397(99.2%)