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Table 1 AIE cohort characteristics

From: Unplanned out-of-hospital birth and risk factors of adverse perinatal outcome: findings from a prospective cohort

Characteristic our Cohort (N = 1670)
EMS Caller Profile N (%)
 Woman 370 (22.2%)
 Close One Person 977 (58.6%)
 Midwife 32 (1.9%)
 Fireman/Paramedic 118 (7.1%)
 Liberal Physician 4 (0.2%)
 Call Transfer Center 112 (6.7%)
 Other (Care Center…) 55 (3.3%)
Women Age N (%)
  < 20 years 28 (1.8%)
 20–34 years 1121 (72.9%)
  ≥ 35 years 389 (25.3%)
Pregnancy N (%)
 Singleton 1652 (99.2%)
 Multiple 13 (0.8%)
Parity N (%)
 0 220 (13%)
 1 743 (44.6%)
 2 401 (24,1%)
  ≥ 3 302 (18.3%)
Antenatal Care N (%)
 Conform 1537 (93.5%)
 None 47 (2.9%)
 Denial or Unknown Pregnancy 59 (3.6%)
Pregnancy Pathology N (%)
 Yes 368 (22.2%)
 No 1289 (77.8%)
Fetal Pathology N (%)
 Yes 16 (1%)
 No 1634 (99%)
Midwife consultation in the last 24 h
 Yes 347 (23.6%)
 No 1126 (76.4%)
Cephalic Presentation N (%)
 Yes 1552 (98.3%)
 No 27 (1.7%)
Prematurity (Weeks to term)
 0–2 838 (67.5%)
 2–4 304 (24.4%)
 4–8 70 (5.7%)
  > 8 30 (2.4%)
Neonates Characteristics (% or Mean ± SD (N))
 Girls/Boys (%) 53%/47% (1665)
 Weight (g) 3008 ± 832 (1649)
 APGAR M1 9 ± 2 (591)
 APGAR M5 10 ± 1 (591)
 APGAR at EMS arrival 10 ± 1 (1072)
  1. EMS emergency medical services, APGAR score Activity, Pulse, Grimace, Appearance, Respiration, SD Standart Deviation