Table 2: Obstetrics related characteristics of pregnant mother attending ANC in public health facilities of Durame Town, February to May 2017.

VariableCategoriesCases (n=111)Controls (n=222)
Frequency ()Frequency ()

History of previous pregnancyYes86 (77.5)156 (70.9)
No25 (22.5)66 (29.7)

Birth interval between the last and currentPrimigravida25 (22.5)66 (29.7)
< 2 year53 (47.7)31 (14)
>2 year33 (29.7)125 (56.3)

Number of children≤ 453 (47.7)155 (69.8)
>458 (52.3)67 (30.2)

Contraceptive useYes43 (38.7)125 (56.3)
No68 (61.3)97 (43.7)

Previous heavy menstrual flow Yes38 (34.2)27 (12.2)
No73 (65.8)195 (87.8)

Gestational age trimester14 (12.6)44 (19.8)
trimester50 (45 )93 (42)
trimester47 (42.4)85 (38.2)