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Table 2 Obstetric characteristics of the respondents attending ANC in Cross River State

From: Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) (95 % CI)
Gestational age at registration for ANC (months)
 1–3 (First trimester) 32 (8.0) (5.5–11.1)
 4–6 (Second trimester) 319 (79.8) (75.5–83.6)
 7–9 (Third trimester) 49 (12.2) (9.2–15.9)
Mean gestational age (SD) (95 % CI) 5 (1.2) (4.9–5.1)
Gestational age at time of interview (months)
 4–6 (Second trimester) 249 (62.2) (57.3–67.1)
 7–9 (Third trimester) 151 (37.8) (33.0–42.7)
 Mean gestational age (SD) (95 % CI) 6 (1.3) (5.9–6.3)
Total number of pregnancies
 1(Primigravid women) 166 (41.5) (36.6–46.5)
 2–4 178 (44.5) (39.6–49.5)
  ≥ 5 56 (14.0) (10.8–17.8)
Total number of children
 0 (Primigravid women) 166 (41.5) (36.6–46.5)
 1–4 221 (55.2) (50.2–60.1)
  ≥ 5 13 (3.3) (1.7–5.5)
Total number of miscarriages (n–234)
 0 158 (67.5) (61.1–73.5)
 1 64 (27.4) (21.7–33.5)
 2 12 (5.1) (2.7–8.8)