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Table 1 Characteristics of the Study Population (N = 7050)

From: Detection and risk stratification of women at high risk of preterm birth in rural communities near Nagpur, India

Characteristic Preterm Term Total
N = 732 (100) N = 6318 (100) 7050 (100)
Mother’s Age
 <20 17 (2.32) 99 (1.57) 116 (1.65)
 20–25 570 (77.87) 4833 (76.5) 5403 (76.64)
 >25 145 (19.81) 1386 (21.94) 1531 (21.72)
Mother’s Educationa
 None-Primary 172 (23.5) 1361 (21.54) 1533 (21.74)
 Secondary 456 (62.3) 3792 (60.02) 4248 (60.26)
 University 104 (14.21) 1152 (18.23) 1256 (17.82)
Parity
 Nulliparous 366 (50) 2828 (44.76) 3194 (45.3)
 1–2 344 (46.99) 3325 (52.63) 3669 (52.04)
 >2 22 (3.01) 165 (2.61) 187 (2.65)
Previous birth live (for parity ≥1)
 Yes 343 (93.7) 3354 (96.1) 3697 (95.9)
 No 23 (6.28) 136 (3.9) 159 (4.1)
Maternal Anemia (Hemoglobin g%)a
 Not anemic (≥11) 36 (4.92) 506 (8.01) 542 (7.69)
 Mild (10–11) 262 (35.79) 2636 (41.72) 2898 (41.11)
 Moderate/ Severe (<10) 434 (59.29) 3143 (49.75) 3577 (50.7)
Hypertension
 Yes 132(18.03) 0(0.00) 132(1.87)
 No 600(81.97) 6318(100.00) 6918(98.13)
  1. a missing information on maternal education (n = 13 (0.2%) and anemia (n = 33 (0.5%))