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Table 1 Description of the social and demographic characteristics

From: Does induction of labor for constitutionally large-for-gestational-age fetuses identified in utero reduce maternal morbidity?

Women with a suspected large for gestational age fetus Overall cohort Induction of labor at 37–38 weeks+ 6 d Expectant managementc P value
(n = 3077)% (n = 199)% (n = 2878)%
Maternal age (n = 3070) (n = 198) (n = 2872)  
  < 20–34 years 1.6 3.0 1.5 .24
  20-34 years 78.6 76.8 78.7  
  ≥ 35–34 years 19.8 20.2 19.8  
Family situation (n = 1873) (n = 124) (n = 1749)  
  Single 8.2 7.3 8.3 .85
  Lives with partner 30.5 31.4 30.4  
  Married 60.3 59.7 60.4  
  Other 1.0 1.6 0.9  
Geographic origin (n = 2064) (n = 129) (n = 1935)  
  Francea 74.5 76.7 74.3 .67
  Southern Europe 3.4 1.6 3.6  
  North Africa 10.1 10.1 10.1  
  Other 12.0 11.6 12.0  
Body mass index b (n = 2619) (n = 167) (n = 2452)  
  < 20 11.6 7.2 11.9 .18
  20-24 45.4 46.7 45.3  
  ≥ 25 43.0 46.1 42.8  
  1. aContinental (metropolitan) France. bBMI: Body mass index at beginning of pregnancy. cNo induction of labor between 37 and 38 weeks+ 6 days.