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Table 5 Higher order obstetric injuries by study and control group and actual place of birth (N = 18)

From: Maternal and neonatal outcome of births planned in alongside midwifery units: a cohort study from a tertiary center in Germany

 Study group (n = 13)Control group
(n = 5)
 During care in AMU (n = 4)After transfer to standard obstetric care (n = 9)
Obstetric injury, n (%)
Third degree tear4 (100.0)7 (77.8)1 (20.0)
Fourth degree tear0 (0.0)2 (22.2)0 (0.0)
Cervical tear0 (0.0)0 (0.0)4 (80.0)
  1. AMU Alongside midwifery units