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Table 1 Maternal and pregnancy characteristics by livebirth or stillbirth and Indigenous status

From: Gestational age specific stillbirth risk among Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in Queensland, Australia: a population based study

Characteristics Indigenous (n = 20 273) Non-Indigenous (n = 340 714)
Maternal age (years)   
  ≤ 18 years 1 454 (7.2) 4 402 (1.3)
 19–24 years 8 765 (43.2) 67 896 (19.9)
 25–30 years 5 693 (28.1) 119 253 (35.0)
 31–34 years 2 427 (12.0) 81 322 (23.9)
  ≥ 35 years 1 934 (9.5) 67 841 (19.9)
Geographic location   
 Major City 4 169 (20.6) 209 778 (61.6)
 Regional area 11 920 (58.8) 122 590 (36.0)
 Remote area 4 184 (20.6) 8 334 (2.5)
Marital status   
 Domestic partner 13 033 (64.3) 302 212 (88.7)
 No domestic partner 7 232 (35.7) 38 452 (11.3)
Relative socioeconomic disadvantage   
 Lowest 20 % 7 422 (36.7) 39 503 (11.6)
Any smoking during pregnancy   
 Yes 10 692 (53.1) 56 720 (16.7)
Substance Use during pregnancy   
 Yes 343 (1.7) 1 705 (0.5)
Hospital accommodation status   
 Public 19 853 (97.9) 229 717 (67.4)
Assisted conception   
 Yes 92 (0.5) 12 909 (3.8)
Primigravidity   
 Yes 4 834 (23.8) 102 091 (30.0)
Number of antenatal care visits   
 Less than 2 1 102 (5.4) 2 291 (0.7)
 2 – 4 3 405 (16.8) 17 349 (5.1)
 5 – 7 5 828 (28.8) 63 386 (18.6)
 8 or more 9 911 (49.0) 257 496 (75.6)