Skip to main content

Table 1 Study population, dispatching statistics and haemodynamics

From: Urgent EMS managed out-of-hospital delivery dispatches in Helsinki

  Group 1 (n = 102) Group 2 (n = 697) p
Age, years (mean, 95 % CI) 31.4 (30.3–32.4) 30.4 (29.9–30.8) ns
Gestational age, weeks (mean, 95 % CI) 39.6 (39.3–40.0) 37.0 (36.6–37.4) <0.0001
Gravidity, n (median, IQR) 3 (2–4) 2 (1–4) 0.0071
Parity, n (median, IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (0–2) <0.0001
Nulliparous, % (mean, 95 % CI) 11.8 (5.45–18.1) 39.6 (36.0–43.2) <0.0001
Multiparous, % (mean, 95 % CI) 40.2 (30.5–49.9) 25.8 (22.6–29.1) 0.0025
Duration from the start of phone call to ambulance dispatch, sec (mean, 95 % CI) 147 (133–162) 190 (175–205) <0.0001
Duration from dispatch to first unit reaching scene, sec (mean, 95 % CI) 430 (392–468) 449 (435–463) ns
Native Finnish, % (mean, 95 % CI) 54.9 (45.1–64.7) 43.8 (40.1–47.5) 0.0348
Maternal heart rate > 100 bpm, % (mean, 95 % CI) 23.5 (14.3–32.7) 22.5 (19.2–25.9) ns
Maternal systolic blood pressure < 100 mmHg, % (mean, 95 % CI) 10.5 (3.9–17.1) 5.4 (3.6–7.2) ns
Maternal systolic blood pressure < 100 mmHg and heart rate > 100 bpm, % (mean, 95 % CI) 4.7 (0.1–9.3) 1.0 (0.2–1.8) 0.0253