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Table 1 Characteristics of 94 women with PPH in primary midwifery care

From: Postpartum haemorrhage in midwifery care in the Netherlands: validation of quality indicators for midwifery guidelines

Characteristics No. (n =94)
Mean age, years (range) 31 (20–41)
Median gestational age, weeks (range) 40 (37 – 42)
Nulliparous (%) 44 (47)
Multiparous (%) 50 (53)
Home delivery (%) 72 (77)
Hospital delivery (%) 22 (23)
Median birth weight, gram (range) 3650 (2685–4620)
Median total blood loss, mL (range) 1800 (1000–7000)
Cause of PPH (%)  
- Retained placenta 44 (47)
- Uterine Atony 48 (51)
- Genital tract trauma 2 (2)
Median lowest haemoglobin, mmol/L, (range) 5.3 (3.3 - 8.6)
Median number of packed cells, units, (range) 0 (0–8)