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Table 4 Proportion of women transferred from home or birth centres to labour wards

From: Birthplace in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis of perinatal outcomes using routinely collected data

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All women
All women 4 322/14 483 (29.8%) 138/742 (18.6%)
Nulliparous women 3 551/9 145 (38.8%) 101/313 (32.3%)
Multiparous women 770/5 333 (14.4%) 37/427 (8.7%)
Women without complications
All women 3 980/13 724 (29.0%) 135/735 (18.4%)
Nulliparous women 3 267/8 633 (37.8%) 99/309 (32.0%)
Multiparous women 712/5 086 (14.0%) 36/424 (8.5%)