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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study population stratified by type of delivery and year of occurrence

From: Value-based care in obstetrics: comparison between vaginal birth and caesarean section

  C-sections Vaginal Birth
Year Mean Maternal Age (year)
2016 33.7 (CI95%, 33.5–33.9) 33.4 (CI95%, 33.2–33.6)
2017 34.0 (CI95%, 33.7–34.2) 33.6 (CI95%, 33.3–33.7)
2018 34.3 (CI95%, 34.0–34.5) 33.9 (CI95%, 33.7–34.1)
2019 34.2 (CI95%, 33.9–34.5) 33.7 (CI95%, 33.6–34.0)
Year Average Fetal Weight (grams)
2016 3264 (CI95%, 3242–3286) 3256 (CI95%, 3234–3278)
2017 3268 (CI95%, 3246–3290) 3250 (CI95%, 3227–3273)
2018 3273 (CI95%, 3250–3296) 3241 (CI95%, 3216–3266)
2019 3271 (CI95%, 3247–3295) 3236 (CI95%, 3214–3258)
Year Average Gestational Age (weeks)
2016 39.1 (CI95%, 39.0–39.1) 39.3 (CI95%, 39.1–39.3)
2017 39.1 (CI95%, 39.0–39.2) 39.3 (CI95%, 39.2–39.4)
2018 39.1 (CI95%, 39.0–39.2) 39.3 (CI95%, 39.2–39.4)
2019 39.2 (CI95%, 39.1–39.3) 39.3 (CI95%, 39.2–39.4)