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Table 5 Baseline characteristics

From: Comparison of midwife-led and consultant-led care of healthy women at low risk of childbirth complications in the Republic of Ireland: a randomised trial

  MLUs CLUs
Total 1101 552
Mean age years (SD) 29 (4.9) 28.7 (5.0)
Parity 0 (%) 565 (51.3) 276 (50)
Parity > 0 (%) 536 (48.7) 276 (50)
Single (%) 415 (37.7) 229 (41.5)
Married, not separated (%) 664 (60.3) 312 (56.5)
Mean weight Kgs (SD) 65.9 (8.9) 66.1 (8.93)
Mean height metres (SD) 1.66 (0.07) 1.66 (0.08)
  1. SD = Standard deviation