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Table 3 Demographic and medical factors associated with admission for an associated surgical procedure in the 12 months following a birth

From: Risk of recurrence, subsequent mode of birth and morbidity for women who experienced severe perineal trauma in a first birth in New South Wales between 2000 –2008: a population based data linkage study

  All vaginal births Admitted within 12 months post birth p
N 507508 2498  
Age (years) 29.7 (5.55SD) (12–55 range) 30.8 (5.14SD) (15–48 range) <0.001
% Primiparous 40.6% 49.5% <0.001
Smoking 15.8% 11.9% <0.001
Hypertensive Disorder of Pregnancy 4.8% 4.4% NS
Gestational diabetes 3.9% 3.6% NS
Private hospital admission 20.7% 34.5% <0.001