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Table 2 Complications of pregnancy between different levels of hospitals in mainland China

From: A descriptive analysis of the indications for caesarean section in mainland China

  Type of hospital care p
Secondary Tertiary
Premature rupture of membrane n (%) 3243 (9.43) 13771 (17.90) <0.001
Premature delivery n (%) 757 (2.20) 7072 (9.19) <0.001
GDM n (%) 314 (0.91) 4844 (6.30) <0.001
PIH n (%) 887 (2.58) 5081 (6.52) <0.001
Fetal distress n (%) 2089 (6.07) 7057 (9.17) <0.001
ICP n (%) 173 (0.50) 1160 (1.51) <0.001
Heart disease during pregnancy n (%) 26 (0.08) 375 (0.49) <0.001
Placenta previa n (%) 140 (0.41) 1205 (1.57) <0.001
Placental abruption n(%) 66 (0.19) 530 (0.69) <0.001
  1. GDM, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus; PIH, Pregnancy-induced hypertension; ICP, Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy.