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Table 2 Association between demographic characteristics and sample collection for women who provided ≥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

Characteristic Total who gave any sample Cord blood given P-value Total asked to provide any stool sampleb Maternal stool given P-value
n %   n %  
Woman’s ethnicitya
 White 85 66 78   65 21   
 Asian 8 5 63   5 2   
 Black 11 10 91   8 1   
 Mixed/ Chinese/other 5 5 100   4 1   
 Total 109 86 0.37 84 25 0.77
Paritya
 0 57 44 77   45 13   
 1 42 32 76   32 11   
 >1 14 13 93   9 2   
 Total 113 89 0.47 85 26 0.74
Mode of deliverya
 Vaginal
  Unassisted 35 25 71   29 14 48  
  Forceps 11 7 64   9 4 44  
  Ventouse 5 3 60   5 1 20  
 Planned pre-labour caesarean 47 42 89   31 3 10  
 Intrapartum caesarean 15 12 80   11 4 36  
 Total 113 89 0.09 85 26 0.01
  1. aIn participants where data were available
  2. bA total of 85 women were asked to provide maternal stool