International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2015 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Improving Perinatal Care in the Rural Regions Worldwide by Wireless Enabled Antepartum Fetal Monitoring: A Demonstration Project

Table 7

Place of delivery, obstetric complications, gestational age, and weight at birtha.

Study groupStandard of care
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Place of delivery
Hospital74%77%
At home/midwife26%23%

Obstetric complications
Preeclampsia11%10%
Eclampsia0%3%
Hemorrhage0%0%
Sepsis0%0%

Gestational age at birth
28 to 35 weeks4%3%
36 to 37 weeks12%20%
37+ weeks84%77%

Weight at birth
Under 1000 gms0%0%
1000–1500 gms0%0%
1501–2500 gms9%6%
Over 2501 gms91%94%

None of the differences between the two groups were statistically significant per a binomial test with alpha = 0.05.

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