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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of women who consented to participate, and the proportion providing ≥1 sample

From: A pilot study to understand feasibility and acceptability of stool and cord blood sample collection for a large-scale longitudinal birth cohort

  All Sample given P-value
Characteristic n % n %  
Woman’s ethnicitya
 White 130 78 85 65  
 Asian 12 7 8 67  
 Black 14 8 11 79  
 Mixed/Chinese/other 10 6 5 50  
 Total 166 109 0.56
Paritya
 0 86 51 57 66  
 1 63 37 42 67  
 >1 20 12 14 70  
 Total 169   1.00
Mode of deliverya
 Vaginal 95 57 51 54  
  Unassisted 70 42 35 50  
  Forceps 15 9 11 73  
  Ventouse 10 6 5 50  
 Planned pre-labour caesarean 48 29 47 98  
 Intrapartum caesarean 25 15 15 60  
 Total 168 113 < 0.001
Woman given antibiotics at any timea
 Yes 68   59 87  
 No 39   33 85  
 Total 107   92 0.76
Infant given antibioticsa
 Yes 12   11 92  
 No 117   91 78  
 Total 129   102 0.26
  1. aIn participants where data were available