# Table 2 Results related to postmortem contact and linking objects, cross-tabulated by gestational age

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Gestational age (weeks)

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Total (nâ€‰=â€‰796)

16â€“19 (nâ€‰=â€‰128)

20â€“25 (nâ€‰=â€‰193)

26â€“33 (nâ€‰=â€‰151)

â‰¥â€‰34 (nâ€‰=â€‰324)

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n (%)

n (%)

n (%)

n (%)

n (%)

Ï‡2, p*

Postmortem contact

â€ƒMother saw the baby

421 (52.9)

37 (28.9)

66 (34.2)

78 (51.7)

240 (74.1)

115.06,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.380

â€ƒFather/partner saw the baby[1]

469 (58.9)

33 (25.8)

62 (32.1)

104 (68.9)

270 (83.3)

201.34,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.503

â€ƒFamily member/ friend saw the baby[1]

276 (34.7)

14 (10.9)

33 (17.1)

45 (29.8)

184 (56.8)

129.70,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.404

â€ƒMother touched or held the baby

323 (41.3)

16 (12.5)

46 (24.1)

56 (37.8)

205 (65.1)

141.34,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.425

â€ƒMother held the baby

275 (35.1)

10 (7.8)

39 (20.4)

47 (31.5)

179 (56.6)

125.17,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.400

242 (30.4)

17 (13.3)

38 (19.7)

42 (27.8)

145 (44.8)

60.21,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.275

â€ƒHave a photograph

97 (12.2)

7 (5.5)

10 (5.2)

21 (13.9)

59 (18.2)

25.65,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.180

â€ƒPostmortem contact &1 or more linking obj.

198 (24.9)

11 (8.6)

25 (13.0)

33 (21.9)

129 (39.8)

72.77,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.301

â€ƒNo postmortem contact or linking object

331 (41.6)

85 (66.4)

114 (59.1)

64 (42.4)

68 (21.0)

113.37,

pâ€‰<â€‰0.001

.377

1. *Pearsonâ€™s Chi-squared, significance level set at pâ€‰<0.05
2. [1]Data on partnersÂ and family members (e.g. seeing/holding) is based on the motherâ€™s testimony