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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Impact of implementation of a breech clinic in a tertiary hospital

  Before (n = 162)
n (%)
After (n = 115)
n (%)
p-value
Maternal age in years
  < 21 years 3 (1.9%) 0 0.34
21–34 years 115 (70.9%) 82 (71.3%)
  ≥ 35 years 44 (27.2%) 33 (28.7%)
Body mass index (/162 observations) (/113 observations)  
  < 18.5 5 (3.1%) 5 (4.4%) 0.44
18.5–24 95 (58.6%) 69 (61.1%)
25–30 34 (21%) 27 (23.9%)
  > 30 28 (17.3%) 12 (10.6%)
Ethnic origin    0.77
European 64 (39.5%) 54 (47%)
Mediterranean Basin 54 (33.3%) 32 (27.8%)
Sub-saharan Africa 16 (9.9%) 3 (2.6%)
Other 28 (17.3%) 26 (22.6%)
Assisted reproductive technology 9 (5.6%) 8 (6.9%) 0.6
Smoking 21 (14.7%) 12 (11.9%) 0.53
(/143 observations) (/101 observations)
Primiparity 99 (61.1%) 62 (53.9%) 0.23
Uterine scar 19 (11.7%) 8 (6.9%) 0.19
External cephalic version 103 (63.6%) 92 (80%) 0.003
OR: 2.3 (95% CI: 1.3–4.0)
Gestational diabetes 23 (14.2%) 18 (15.7%) 0.74
Birth weight mean (± SD) 3317.6 (± 432.1) 3253.8 (± 369.6) 0.20
  1. P-value < 0.05 considered statistically significant. OR Odds Ratio; CI Confidence Interval; SD Standard Deviation; BMI Body Mass Index