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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of trial participants (N = 167)

From: Haematological and fibrinolytic status of Nigerian women with post-partum haemorrhage

  Count (%) / Mean(SD)
Age (years)
Mean (SD) 31.9 (5.6)
Range 18–46
Time since delivery (hours)
 ≤ 3 103 (61.7%)
 > 3 64 (38.3%)
Mean (SD) 4.2 (5.4)
Type of delivery
 Vaginal 80 (47.9%)
 Caesarean section 87 (52.1%)
Delivery in randomising hospital
 Yes 128 (76.7%)
 No 39 (23.4%)
Cause of haemorrhage
 Uterine Atony 74 (44.3%)
 Surgical trauma/tears 59 (35.3%)
 Placenta praevia/accreta 21 (12.6%)
 Other 12 (7.2%)
 Unknown 1 (0.6%)
Systolic blood pressure (mm(Hg)
 < 90 31 (18.6%)
 ≥90 135 (80.8%)
 Missing 1 (0.6%)
 Mean (SD) 110 (27)
Estimated volume of blood loss (mL)
 ≤ 1000 59 (35.3%)
 > 1000 108 (64.7%)
Median (25th, 75th percentile) 1200 (1000, 2000)
Range 500–5530
Colloids given
 Yes 17 (10.2%)
 No 150 (89.8%)