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Table 1 Characteristics of women with Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Australia and New Zealand 2010–2011

From: Amniotic fluid embolism: an Australian-New Zealand population-based study

Characteristic   N (%)
Age <25 2 (6 %)
  25–29 6 (18 %)
  30–34 8 (24 %)
  >35 17 (52 %)
Gravidity 1 14 (42 %)
  2 6 (18 %)
  3 or more 13 (40 %)
Parity 0 17 (52 %)
  1 7 (21 %)
  2 or more 9 (27 %)
Previous Caesarean section   8 (24 %)
Assisted Conception   8 (24 %)
Multiple Pregnancy   3 (9 %)
Gestational age at birth 20 to 27 weeks 1 (3 %)
  28 to 31 weeks 1 (3 %)
  32 to 36 weeks 7 (21 %)
  37 to 41 weeks 24 (73 %)
Placenta Praevia   5 (15 %)
Antepartum Haemorrhage   4 (12 %)
Current smoker   3 (9 %)
BMI >35   2 (6 %)
Pre-eclampsia   2 (6 %)
Polyhydramnios   2 (6 %)
Gestational diabetes   2 (6 %)
Other hypertensive disorder   2 (6 %)
  1. BMI: Body mass index
  2. Data are number (percentage)
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