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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample by whether the mother accepted an interview

From: Low autopsy acceptance after stillbirth in a disadvantaged French district: a mixed methods study

  Without interview % With Interview % P value*
N = 97 N = 54
Age n(%)
 < 25 years 18 18.8 8 14.8 .686
 25–35 years 55 57.3 30 55.6  
 ≥ 35 years 23 24.0 16 29.6  
Parity n(%)
 Nullipare 36 37.5 21 38.9 .867
 Multipare 60 62.5 33 61.1  
Multiple birth
 No 90 92.8 50 92.6 .965
 Yes 7 7.2 4 7.4  
Country of birth n(%)
 France 29 35.4 24 44.4 .487
 Other Europe 5 6.1 1 1.9  
 Northern Africa 12 14.6 10 18.5  
 Sub-Saharan Africa 21 25.6 13 24.1  
 Other countries 15 18.3 6 11.1  
Level of education
 No schooling/primary only    4 7.4  
 Lower secondary    10 18.5  
 Higher secondary    20 40.0  
 Tertiary    20 37.0  
Insurance coverage
 French social security 50 62.5 38 77.6 .096
 Gvt subsidised/emergency 21 26.3 10 20.4  
 None 9 11.3 1 2.0  
Family situation
 In a couple 72 82.8 41 80.4 .728
 Single mother 15 17.2 10 19.6  
Language barrier in medical records
 Language barrier not mentioned 80 83.3 47 88.7 .379
 Noted 16 16.7 6 11.3  
Smoking during pregnancy
 No 75 87.2 46 95.8 .135
 Yes 11 12.8 2 4.2  
Body Mass Index
 Underweight (< 18.5) 3 3.6 1 2.2 .811
 Normal weight (18.5–24.9) 42 50.6 20 43.5  
 Overweight (24–29.9) 20 25.0 13 28.9  
 Obese (30+) 18 21.7 12 26.1  
 Previous miscarriagea 19 19.6 17 11.3 .114
 Previous stillbirtha 6 6.2 2 3.7 .712
Pregnancy complicationsa
 Hypertensive disorders 12 13.2 7 13.2 .997
 Fetal growth restriction 17 17.5 6 11.1 .598
 Preterm rupture of membranes 13 14.0 9 16.7 .660
 Preterm Labor 16 16.8 12 22.2 .419
  1. NOTE: *Chi Square or Fisher’s exact test.
  2. adenominator varies because of some missing data