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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of pregnant women following ANC at University of Gondar Hospital, March 2014, Gondar, Ethiopia [N = 422]

From: Urinary incontinence among pregnant women, following antenatal care at University of Gondar Hospital, North West Ethiopia

Characteristics Distribution
N [%]
Parity 0 132 [31.3]
1–3 243 [57.6]
≥4 47 [11.1]
Prior abortion None 330 [78.2]
Once 73 [17.3]
Twice or more 19 [4.5]
Mode of Previous delivery None 161 [38.2]
Vaginal delivery 36 [8.5]
Instrumental delivery 11 [2.6]
Caesarean section 214 [50.7]
Episiotomy 45 [10.66]
Constipation Never 236 [55.9]
Rarely 107 [25.4]
Sometimes 48 [11.3]
Often 31 [7.3]
Respiratory problems Chronic cough/sneezing 36 [8.5]
Asthma/Allergies/ sinusitis 35 [8.3]
None 351 [83.2]