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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of pregnancies included for low birth weight and small for gestational analysis per study site, ASAP cohort, 2015

From: First trimester use of artemisinin-based combination therapy and the risk of low birth weight and small for gestational age

CharacteristicBurkina FasoMozambiqueKenya
N (%)N (%)N (%)
Total participants656 (100)669 (100)590 (100)
Age at recruitment (years)
 Range15.0–49.012.4–41.915.0–45.0
 Mean (SD)27.1 (6.64)24.2 (6.23)25.7 (6.48)
 < 2094 (14.3)207 (30.9)117 (19.8)
 20–24158 (24.1)184 (27.5)160 (27.1)
 25–29171 (26.1)152 (22.7)147 (24.9)
 30+233 (35.5)126 (18.8)166 (28.1)
Gravidity
 Primigravida113 (17.2)178 (26.6)118 (20.0)
 1–3 pregnancies307 (46.8)395 (59.0)297 (50.3)
 4 or more pregnancies236 (36.0)93 (13.9)175 (29.7)
 Missing0 (0.0)3 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Marital status
 Single9 (1.4)240 (35.9)125 (21.2)
 Married or cohabiting647 (98.6)428 (64.0)465 (78.8)
 Missing0 (0.0)1 (0.1)0 (0.0)
Education
 Primary not completed0 (0.0)96 (14.3)268 (45.4)
 Primary completed656 (100.0)330 (49.3)276 (46.8)
 Secondary completed0 (0.0)241 (36.0)46 (7.8)
 Missing0 (0.0)2 (0.3)0 (0.0)
HIV status
 Negative633 (96.5)442 (66.1)445 (75.4)
 Positive4 (0.6)164 (24.5)125 (21.2)
 Missing19 (2.9)63 (9.4)20 (3.4)
Gestational age at recruitment (weeks)
 Mean (SD)24.0 (6.15)21.2 (5.65)17.9 (10.20)
 Median (IQR)24.1 (19.6–28.7)21.0 (17.0–25.0)15.9 (9.1–26.0)
Place of delivery
 Health facility579 (88.3)611 (91.3)424 (71.9)
 Home77 (11.7)35 (5.2)128 (21.7)
 Other0 (0.0)23 (3.4)38 (6.4)