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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics: women with DFM before and during the intervention

From: Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines – a clinical quality improvement

Characteristics Women with DFM before the intervention* n = 1215 n (%)† Women with DFM during the intervention* n = 3038 n (%)† P
Age, y mean (SD) 29.6 (4.9) 29.6 (5.1) 0.625
BMI, kg/m 2    
> 25 386 (36) 1014 (37) 0.474
Smoking habits    
Smoking 104 (8.8) 259 (8.9) 0.924
Maternal age    
> 35 196 (16.3) 528 (17.6) 0.324
Primiparity 559 (51) 1414 (52) 0.490
Parity    
Para 0 559 (51) 1414 (52) 0.601
Para 1 372 (34) 878 (33)  
Para 2+ 163 (15) 409 (15)  
Country of origin    
Non-western 221 (20) 510 (18) 0.198
  1. * Data are reported as n (%) unless otherwise noted.
  2. † Denominators vary due to missing values
  3. ‡ Chi square tests for the difference between proportions within women with DFM before and during the intervention