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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Impact of malaria during pregnancy on pregnancy outcomes in a Ugandan prospectivecohort with intensive malaria screening and prompt treatment

  No MiP MiP
Mother characteristics at inclusion (n = 1069) n=714 n=355
Median age, year (IQR) 24 (21 – 27) 22 (19 – 25)
Median gestational age, week (IQR) 18 (15 – 20) 21 (17 – 28)
Residence, n (%)   
   Urban 429 (60) 118 (33)
   Rural 285 (40) 236 (67)
Place of delivery, n (%)   
   Health facility 633 (88%) 291 (82%)
   Home/transport 76 (11%) 62 (17%)
Education level, n (%)   
   No education 68 (10) 47 (13)
   Primary 285 (40) 210 (59)
   ≥ Secondary 361 (50) 98 (28)
HIV status, n (%)   
   Negative 533 (74) 255 (71)
   Positive 114 (16) 34 (10)
   Unknown 67 (10) 66 (19)
Primigravid, n (%) 241 (34) 160 (45)
Delivery outcomes   
   Abortion 23 (3) 5 (1)
   Stillbirth 13 (2) 9 (2)
Mean number of visits (IQR) 20 (17 – 23) 16 (10 – 22)
Newborn characteristics – liveborn singletons (n=967)
Gestational age at birth, weeks (IQR) 40 (39 – 41) 40 (39 – 41)
Preterm delivery, n (%) 42 (7) 29 (9)
Median weight, kg (IQR) 3.11 (2.87 – 3.44) 3.095 (2.80 – 3.33)
Median length, cm (IQR) 50 (47 – 51) 49 (48 – 51)
Female, n (%) 344 (54) 183 (56)