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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: A cross-sectional study of maternal perception of fetal movements and antenatal advice in a general pregnant population, using a qualitative framework

Maternal Characteristics N = 156* n (%)
Maternal age (years, mean, low - high) 32.6 (18–45)
Gestation at recruitment (weeks)
 28–31 50 (32)
 32–36 55 (35)
 > 37 51 (33)
Primary model of care
 Midwives clinic 104 (66.7)
 GP shared care 35 (22.4)
 Birth centre 4 (2.6)
 not recorded** 13 (8.3)
Parity
 Primiparous 90 (57.7)
 Multiparous 50 (32.0)
 not recorded 12 (10.3)
Maternal BMI - kg/m2 mean 23.0 SD (± 4.6)
Smoking during pregnancy
 Yes 10 (7)
 No 121 (80)
 not recorded 20 (13)
Any alcohol during pregnancy
 Yes 8 (5)
 No 116 (77)
 not recorded 27 (18)
Gestational age at birth (weeks) mean 39.3 high-low (35.6–41.6)
Birth weight (grams) mean 3405 high-low (2400–4900)
Type of labour
 Spontaneous 76 (50)
 Induced 49 (32)
 No labour 26 (17)
  1. *Not all data were available for all records.
  2. ** Not recorded data includes the 5 women whose data was not available.