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Table 1 Demographic, birth and lifestyle characteristics of women in the studya

From: Ureaplasma parvum genotype, combined vaginal colonisation with Candida albicans, and spontaneous preterm birth in an Australian cohort of pregnant women

Demographic and birth n = 191
 Maternal age (y) 30 (26–33;18–43)
 Caucasian 119 (62 %)
 GA at birth 39 (38–40; 26–42)
 GA <37 weeks 17 (9 %)
 Birthweight (g) 3435 (3080–3733;690–4794)
 Gender male 92 (48 %)
Lifestyle and medication n = 189
 Current antibiotic, antifungal or probiotic medication 8 (4 %)
 UTI diagnosis ever 75 (40 %)
 Thrush diagnosis ever 91 (48 %)
  Thrush > 2 times 12 (13 %)
 Current smoker 21 (11 %)
  Smoke >10/day 5 (3 %)
 Previous smoker 50 (27 %)
  Smoke >10–20/day 13 (7 %)
  Smoke >20/day 5 (3 %)
 Current alcohol 4 (2 %)
   ≥ 5 drinks/week 1 (0.5 %)
 Previous alcohol 108 (57 %)
   < 1 drink/week 17 (9 %)
  1–4 drinks/week 64 (34 %)
   ≥ 5 drinks per wk 18 (9 %)
 Current sexual intercourse  
   < 1 week 42 (23 %)
  1–2 times/week 96 (52 %)
   ≥ 3 times/week 48 (26 %)
  1. y years, GA gestational age, wk weeks, g grams
  2. aData represents median (interquartile range; range) or N (%), as appropriate