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Table 5 Obstetric complications

From: Socioeconomic status can affect pregnancy outcomes and complications, even with a universal healthcare system

Obstetric complications No. (%) of women
NHI (n = 457,336) MA (n = 4244) Total P value
Preeclampsia* 2247 (0.6) 44 (1.5) 2291 (0.6) <0.001
Eclampsia* 82 (0.0) 4 (0.1) 86 (0.0) 0.005
Gestational hypertension 729 (0.2) 7 (0.2) 736 (0.2) 0.677
Gestational diabetes mellitus* 2338 (0.6) 30 (1.0) 2368 (0.6) 0.016
Placenta previa 2370 (0.7) 22 (0.7) 2392 (0.7) 0.566
Abruptio placentae 822 (0.2) 4 (0.1) 826 (0.2) 0.340
Obstructed labor 14,469 (4.0) 130 (4.4) 14,599 (4.0) 0.300
Preterm delivery* 4728 (1.3) 62 (2.1) 4790 (1.3) <0.001
Acute pyelonephritis 537 (0.1) 4 (0.1) 541 (0.1) 1.000
Perineal laceration* 5668 (1.6) 27 (0.9) 5695 (1.6) 0.005
Obstetric hemorrhage* 13,967 (3.9) 140 (4.7) 14,107 (3.9) 0.017
  1. No number, NHI National Health Insurance, MA Medical Aid
  2. *P < 0.05 calculated by chi-square test