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Table 1 Demographic and clinical details of women undergoing mid-trimester TOP by method of termination

From: Audit of short term outcomes of surgical and medical second trimester termination of pregnancy

  Medical
n= 51
Surgical
n= 133
P
  n % n %  
Age (yrs)      
   <20 4 8 32 24  
   20-24 12 24 37 28  
   25-29 6 12 22 16  
   30-34 11 22 16 12  
   35-39 12 24 16 12  
   ≥40 6 12 10 7 0.04
   Median (IQR) 31 (24-38) 24 (20-32) <0.001
Ethnicity      
   European 19 37 47 35  
   Maori 4 8 17 13  
   Pacific 12 24 35 26  
   Asian 14 27 28 21  
   Other 2 4 5 4  
   Unknown 0   1 1 0.9
Parity      
   Nulliparous 22 43 71 53  
   Parous 25 49 53 40  
   Unknown 4 8 9 7 0.5
Previous caesarean section      
   Yes 7 14 15 11  
   No 35 69 107 80  
   Unknown 9 18 11 8 0.2
Previous TOP      
   No 31 61 88 66  
   Yes 16 31 36 27  
   Unknown 4 8 9 7 0.8
Indication for TOP      
   Maternal mental or physical health 411 80 1332 100  
   Intrauterine death 5 10 0 0  
   Spontaneous rupture of membranes 5 10 0 0  
Gestation (wks)      
   13 0   6 5  
   14 4 8 35 26  
   15 3 6 31 23  
   16 6 12 36 27  
   17 8 16 23 17  
   18 14 27 1 1  
   19 14 27 1 1  
   20 2 4 0   <0.001
   Median (IQR) 18 (16-19) 15 (14-16) <0.001
  1. 1 Includes two TOP for maternal physical health and 21 TOPs for adjustment disorder with depressed mood following a diagnosis of fetal abnormality
  2. 2 Includes 114 TOPs for adjustment disorder with depressed mood following a diagnosis of fetal abnormality