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
(n=177)
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;