Table 2

Prenatal care of recent immigrants and long-term residents

Recent immigrantsLong-term residentsP value
n=230
Median (P25–P75) N (%)
n=662
Median (P25–P75) N (%)
Median gestational age at first prenatal consultation (WA)*10 (8–18)9 (7–11)<0.001
 First trimester144 (67.9%)545 (88.3%)
 Second trimester41 (19.3%)69 (11.2%)<0.001
 Third trimester or no care27 (12.7%)3 (0.5%)
Down
syndrome screening†
n=226n=646<0.001
 Test first trimester105 (46.4%)370 (57.2%)
 Test second trimester9 (3.9%)26 (4.1%)
 Too late65 (28.8%)70 (10.8%)
 Refusal30 (13.3%)102 (15.8%)
 Unknown17 (7.5%)78 (12.1%)
OGTT‡n=176n=538NS
 Done174 (98.8%)524 (97.4%)
 Unknown2 (1.1%)14 (2.6%)
No Rhogam received§n=25
5 (20%)
n=67
16 (23.9%)
NS
  • *Analysis on 829 patients.

  • †Analysis 872 patients.

  • ‡Analysis 714 patients.

  • §Analysis after exclusion of women with Rhesus group+, n=92.

  • NS, not statistically significant; OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test; WA, weeks of amenorrhoea.