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Table 3 Health of women and antenatal characteristics of study participants

From: Proportion of unplanned pregnancies, their determinants and health outcomes of women delivering at a teaching hospital in Sri Lanka

Characteristics Mean (SD) Range Spearman rank correlation test Spearman rank correlation coefficient
Pregnancy weight gain (Kg, n = 490) 9.552 (4.9) 1–39 0.093 c 0.076 d
POA at booking visit (weeks, n = 490) 8.25 (4.3) 4–36 < 0.001 c −0.249 d
Number of antenatal clinic visits (n = 494) 6.4 (1.9) 0–11 < 0.001 c 0.309 d
Number of antenatal classes (n = 494) 1.54 (1.1) 0–4 < 0.001 c 0.369 d
  N (%) LMUP score a p value
Folic acid consumption
 After confirmation 206 (56.3) 6 (2–11) < 0.001 b
 Peri or at confirmation* 288 (11.1) 12 (12–11)  
Presence of medical conditions
 Yes 245 (49.5) 11 (12–6) 0.018 b
 No 249 (50.4) 11 (6.5–12)  
Hyperemesis gravidarum
 Yes 21 (4.3) 10 (4.5–11) 0.27 b
 No 473 (95.7) 11 (12–6)  
Gestational diabetes
 Yes 88 (17.8) 11 (8.3–12) 0.69 b
 No 406 (82.2) 11 (6–12)  
Antepartum hemorrhage
 Yes 26 (5.3) 10.5 (5–11) 0.19 b
 No 468 (94.7) 11 (6–12)  
Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH)
 Yes 41 (8.3) 11 (6–12) 0.67 b
 No 453 (91.7) 11 (6–12)  
Urinary tract infections
 Yes 7 (1.4) 10 (6–10) *0.39 b
 No 487 (98.6) 11 (6–12)  
Anemia
 Yes 39 (7.9) 10 (3–11) 0.004 b
 No 455 (92.1) 11 (7–12)  
Preterm contractions
 Yes 16 - 3.2% 10 (3.5–11) 0.042 b
 No 478 - 96.8% 11 (6–12)  
Prolonged rupture of membranes (PROM)
 Yes 13 - 2.6% 11 (11–12) 0.62 b
 No 481 - 97.4% 11 (6–12)  
Other pregnancy problems/symptoms
 Yes 49 - 9.9% 10 (6.5–11) 0.012 b
 No 445 - 90.1% 11 (6–12)  
  1. a Data are presented as median [interquartile range]
  2. b Mann–Whitney U tests
  3. c P value of Spearman rank correlation test
  4. d Spearman rank correlation between the written characteristics and the LMUP value