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Table 1 Number of Primary Cesarean Section stratified by maternal characteristics

From: Trend in primary caesarean delivery: a five-year experience in ABRUZZO, ITALY

Maternal characteristics Total n (%) Maternity units over 1000 deliveries/yrs n (%) Maternity units under 1000 deliveries/yrs n (%) p-value
Age (yrs)     < 0.001
< 20 126 (1.0) 39 (0.9) 87 (1.1)  
20–24 986 (7.9) 270 (6.1) 716 (8.8)  
25–29 2517 (20.1) 776 (17.6) 1741 (21.4)  
30–34 4296 (34.3) 1476 (33.4) 2820 (34.7)  
35–39 3368 (26.9) 1323 (29.9) 2045 (25.2)  
> 39 1249 (10.0) 537 (12.1) 712 (8.8)  
Marital status     < 0.001
Unmarried 2273 (18.1) 990 (22.4) 1283 (15.8)  
Married 5963 (47.5) 1971 (44.6) 3992 (49.2)  
Separated 56 (0.4) 20 (0.5) 36 (0.4)  
Divorced 53 (0.4) 25 (0.6) 28 (0.3)  
Widow 13 (0.1) 7 (0.2) 6 (0.1)  
Not declared 3193 (25.5) 1396 (31.6) 1797 (22.1)  
Missing 991 (7.9) 12 (0.3) 979 (12.1)  
Citizen     < 0.001
Italian 10,899 (86.9) 3963 (89.6) 6936 (85.4)  
Non Italian 1643 (13.1) 458 (10.4) 1185 (14.6)  
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