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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participating patients, obstetrical care professionals (gynecologists, midwives, gynecological residents) and laypersons; N = 81.

From: Obstetrical outcome valuations by patients, professionals, and laypersons: differences within and between groups using three valuation methods

  Patients
n = 24
Professionals
n = 30
Laypersons
n = 27
Mean age (SD) 32.0 (3.8) 33.2 (10.4) 54.6 (16.6)
Female (%) 24 (100.0) 21 (60.0) 17 (63.0)
At least one child (%) 24 (100.0) - 22 (81.5)
Obstetric history:    
- GH or PE * (%) 15 (62.5) - 6 (22.2)
- IUGR ** (%) 14 (58.3) - 1 (3.7)
- Complications during delivery (%) 23 (95.8) - 14 (51.9)
- Maternal complications post partum (%) 14 (58.3) - 11 (40.7)
- Neonatal complications postpartum (%) 12 (50.0) - 7 (25.9)
  1. * GH = Gestational hypertension; PE = Pre-eclampsia
  2. ** IUGR = Intrauterine growth restriction