Table 1

Frequency (%) of maternal and infant characteristics—all women in cohort

Private hospital n=163759 (%)Public hospital n=527979 (%)
Age
 <200.13.2
 20–346878.1
 >3531.918.8
Parity
 044.640.9
 1–45557.2
 >40.42
Pre-existing medical condition
 Yes1.41.5
 No98.698.5
Pregnancy medical complications
 Yes7.310.3
 No92.789.7
Presentation cephalic94.995.4
Gestational age percentile
 <106.49.9
 10–24.913.515.8
 25–74.95249.9
 75–89.916.914.6
 90–10011.19.9
Birth weight (g)
 <25002.55.6
 2500–449995.992.4
 ≥45001.61.9
Gestational age (weeks)
 <379.111.5
 37–4190.286.1
 ≥410.62.4
Low risk women
 Primparas18.417.9
 Multiparas18.626.3