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Table 5 Level of childbirth fear by parity

From: Prevalence of childbirth fear in an Australian sample of pregnant women

Parity WDEQ-A ≤37 (low fear) n (%) WDEQ-A 38–65 (moderate) n (%) WDEQ-A 66–84 (high) n (%) WDEQ-A >85 (severe) n (%) Total n (%)
Nulliparous 126 (20.7) 288 (47.3) 151 (24.8) 39 (6.4) 604 (42.8)
Missing 5 (0.4)
Multiparous 309 (38.6) 330 (41.2) 114 (14.2) 29 (3.6) 782 (55.5)
Missing 19 (1.3)
Total 435 (30.9) 618 (43.8) 265 (18.8) 68 (4.8) 1386 (98.3)
Missing 24 ( 1.7)