Table 1

Parity, maternal age, and mode of delivery in the study cohort and in the global population born in the same hospital during the six months preceeding this study

Study cohort
Global population (n=2051)
ParityPrimipara: 53%Primipara: 51%
Multipara: 47%Multipara: 49%
Maternal ageBelow 30: 42%Below 30: 40%
Above 30: 58%Above 30: 60%
Mode of deliverySVD: 57%SVD: 58%
Forceps/vent: 21%Forceps/vent: 20%
Caesarean section: 22%Caesarean section: 22%
  • SVD = spontaneous vaginal delivery; vent = ventouse;