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Table 2 Medical and obstetric characteristics of singleton birth mothers by ART status, Australia, 2007–2009

From: Risk factors associated with preterm birth among singletons following assisted reproductive technology in Australia 2007–2009–a population-based retrospective study

  Non-ART ART P
(N = 381,345) (N = 12,105)
No. % No. %
Essential hypertension (a)    
Yes 3,468 0.9 137 1.2 0.01
No 371,934 99.1 11,717 98.8  
Diabetes mellitus (a)    
Yes 2,447 0.7 78 0.7 0.93
No 372,954 99.4 11,776 99.3  
Epilepsy (a)     
Yes 2,007 0.5 54 0.5 0.24
No 373,395 99.5 11,800 99.5  
Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy    
Yes 16,850 4.4 742 6.1 <0.01
No 364,495 95.6 11,363 93.9  
Gestational diabetes    
Yes 19,075 5.0 904 7.5 <0.01
No 362,270 95.0 11,201 92.5  
Antepartum haemorrhage    
Yes 10,699 2.8 600 5.0 <0.01
No 370,632 97.2 11,505 95.0  
  1. (a) Maternal pre-existing medical conditions including essential hypertension, diabetes mellitus and epilepsy were available in all but one jurisdiction in 2009 (N = 387,256), accounting for 98.43% of the study population.