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Table 1 Characteristics of women's reproductive history by pregnancy outcome, as recorded in the hospital or the exit interview.

From: Women's sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication ("near-miss"): a cohort study in Burkina Faso

  Near-miss Uncomplicated delivery Stat Sig (p)
  Induced abortion Natural abortion Perinatal death Live birth    
Age
No of respondents
18 46 73 199 675  
No & % for age <20 years 6 33.3% 10 21.7% 12 16.4% 46 23.1% 127 18.8% 0.5
   20-24 3 16.7% 11 23.9% 24 32.9% 61 30.7% 206 30.5%  
   25-29 4 22.2% 8 17.4% 18 24.7% 37 18.6% 166 24.6%  
   30-34 4 22.2% 9 19.6% 8 11.0% 28 14.1% 107 15.9%  
   35 & over 1 5.6% 8 17.4% 11 15.1% 27 13.6% 68 10.2%  
Mean 24.4 26.7 25.8 25.3 25.6  
Parity (including this pregnancy)
No of respondents
18 46 74 199 676  
No & % for parity 0-1 deliveries 13 72.2% 19 41.3% 34 45.9% 91 45.7% 252 37.3%  
   2-4 3 16.7% 19 41.3% 26 35.1% 74 37.2% 306 45.3%  
   5+ 2 11.1% 8 17.4% 14 18.9% 34 17.1% 118 17.5% 0.06
Mean 1.50 2.33 2.45 2.67 2.68  
Gravidity (including this pregnancy)
No of respondents
18 46 74 199 676  
No & % for gravidity 0-1 pregnancies 6 33.3% 11 23.9% 21 28.4% 82 41.2% 218 32.2%  
   2-4 9 50.0% 21 45.7% 32 43.2% 77 38.7% 326 48.2%  
   5+ 3 16.7% 14 30.4% 21 28.4% 40 20.1% 132 19.5% 0.09
Mean 2.61 3.67 3.45 2.88 2.93  
Early pregnancy losses and stillbirths
(excluding this pregnancy)
No of respondents
18 46 74 199 674  
No & % for losses & stillbirth 0 16 88.9% 34 73.9% 53 71.6% 153 76.9% 514 76.3%  
   1 2 11.1% 9 19.6% 14 18.9% 38 19.1% 132 19.6% 0.6
   2+ 0 0.0% 3 6.5% 7 9.5% 8 4.0% 28 4.2%  
Mean 0.11 0.41 0.41 0.28 0.29  
Children Alive at time of interview
No of respondents
18 46 74 199 675  
No & % for children alive 0-1 14 77.8% 25 54.3% 41 55.4% 101 50.8% 272 40.3%  
   2-4 3 16.7% 17 37.0% 24 32.4% 73 36.7% 324 48.0%  
   5+ 1 5.6% 4 8.7% 9 12.2% 25 12.6% 79 11.7% 0.003
Mean children alive 1.17 1.85 1.91 2.25 2.38  
Wish for (more) children
No of respondents
18 46 73 198 668  
No & % desiring more children 16 88.9% 36 78.3% 49 67.1% 124 62.6% 450 67.4% 0.08
Gender balance of children
No of respondents (only those with one or more children alive)
11 30 48 195 671  
No & % happy with balance 8 72.7% 20 66.7% 30 62.5% 143 73.3% 506 75.4% 0.3
Intention at exit interview to use a contraceptive method
No of respondents
18 46 74 199 675  
No & % intending to use 15 83.3% 27 58.7% 48 64.9% 133 66.8% 465 68.9% 0.3
Female circumcision 1
No examined
13 41 57 141 523  
No & % with no excision 3 23.1% 4 9.8% 7 12.3% 24 17.0% 78 14.9% 0.5
excision at 1st degree 1 7.7% 4 9.8% 2 3.5% 11 7.8% 43 8.2%  
at 2nd degree 9 69.2% 27 65.9% 42 73.7% 96 68.1% 373 71.3%  
at 3rd degree 0 0.0% 6 14.6% 6 10.5% 10 7.1% 29 5.5%  
  1. 1 based on 12-month medical examination; excludes non-attenders
  2. Définitions:
  3. Excision at 1st degree: excision of clitoris with partial or total removal of the labia minora.
  4. Excision at 2nd degree: excision of the prepuce, with or without excision of part or all of the clitoris.
  5. Excision at 3rd degree: excision of part or all of the external genitalia and stitching or narrowing of the vaginal opening (infibulation).