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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The meaning of labour pain: how the social environment and other contextual factors shape women’s experiences

  (n = 21)
Age, M (SD) 29.4 (3.5)
Level of education, number  
 School less than year 12 2
 Year 12 or vocational equivalent 5
 Tertiary 13
 Unknown 1
Onset of labour, number  
 Spontaneous 5
 Augmented 4
 Induced 12
Birth outcomes, number  
 Normal vaginal birth (unassisted) 10
 Instrumental vaginal birth (vacuum/forceps) 4
 Unplanned caesarean section 7
Pregnancy risk level, number  
 High 8
 Low 13