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Table 1 Maternal and obstetric characteristics

From: The third delay: understanding waiting time for obstetric referrals at a large regional hospital in Ghana

Variable Number (%) observed Mean S.D. Min Max
Maternal age (yr) 1066 (99) 28.1 5.7 15 46
Maternal heart rate 702 (65)     
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 950 (88) 123 25.3 0 220
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 950 (88) 77 16.2 0 140
Temperature (°C) 791 (73) 36.6 0.94 30 40.5
Gravidy 1047 (97) 2.6 1.6 1 13
Parity 1040 (96) 1.4 1.5 0 8
Gestational age (wk) 1000 (93) 39 + 1 24.7 24 + 0 49 + 0
Fundal Height (cm) 954 (88) 37.1 3.72 22 57
Uterine contractions 118 (11)     
Cervical examination (cm) 941 (87) 4.1 2.6 0 10
Fetal heart rate (beats/min) 912 (84)     
Membrane status 926 (86)     
Presentation 1017 (94)