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Table 2 Antibiotic exposure in pregnant women of different socio economic class and mode of delivery

From: Antibiotic use during pregnancy: a retrospective study of prescription patterns and birth outcomes at an antenatal clinic in rural Ghana

Antibiotic exposure      
  Yes No Total Statistics
Marital status Married 197(64.8%) 107(35.2%) 304 P = 0.77,DF = 1,
Single 44(66.7%) 22(33.3%) 66 k = 0.83,OR = 0.97
Age of mother at birth ≥ 19 32(57.1%) 24(43.9%) 43 P = 0.357, DF = 2
20–30 167(66.5%) 8(33.5%) 238 K = 2.058
≤ 31 69(67.6%) 33(32.4%) 96
Occupation Employed 182(64.6%) 105(37.4%) 126 P = 0.61, K = 10.06
Student 27(62.8%) 16(37.2%) 43
Unemployed 19(70.4%) 8(29.6%) 27
Religion Christian 219(65.8%) 114(34.2%) 333 P = 0.368, K = 1.99
Muslim 15(62.5%) 9(37.5%) 24 DF = 2
Traditional 5(62.5%) 3(37.5%) 8
GRAVIDA 1–3 117(60.9% 75(39.1%) 192 P = 0.066, K = 3.38
≤4 67(72.0%) 26(28.0%) 93 DF = 1 OR = 0.83
Method of delivery C. SectioN 104(94.5%) 6(5.5%) 110 P < 0.001,K = 55.47
Vaginal 167(55.3%) 135(44.7%) 302 DF = 1 OR =13.8
Total 271(65.8%) 141(34.2%) 412