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Table 2 Characteristics of women and neonates included in the consented and not consented

From: Intermittent fetal heart rate monitoring using a fetoscope or hand held Doppler in rural Tanzania: a randomized controlled trial

Characteristics Consented n = 2684 Not consented n = 3447 P-value
Maternal Age (Years) Mean ± SD 25.8 ± 5.7 26.4 ± 6.6  
Maternal Gravida 1 1286 (47.9) 1603 (46.5) 0.274
2 to 5 975 (36.3) 1276 (37.0) 0.577
> 5 423 (15.8) 568 (16.5) 0.449
Gestational Age (Weeks) Mean ± SD 38.3 ± 1.5 37.8 ± 1.4  
> 40 95 (3.5) 101 (2.9) 0.179
Gender Male 1471 (56.0) 1824 (53.6) 0.141
Female 1213 (44.0) 1623 (46.4)  
Birth Weight (Grams) Mean ± SD 3356 ± 463 33,804 ± 455  
< 2500 108 (4.0) 180 (5.2) 0.028
≥ 2500 2576 (96.0) 3267 (94.8)  
  1. Values given are n (%) unless otherwise stated