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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of cases (PROM) & controls (NO PROM) in Mulago Hospital, Uganda

From: Genital infections and risk of premature rupture of membranes in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a case control study

Variable Cases (PROM)
N = 87 (100 %)
Controls (No PROM)
N = 87 (100 %)
P value
Religion
 Catholic 30 (36.0) 32 (37.0) 0.071
 Muslim 27 (32.0) 20 (23.0)  
 Protestant 24 (29.0) 12 (12.0)  
 Born again 3 (4.0) 23 (26.0)  
Marital status
 Single 9 (10.0) 7 (8.0) 0.680
 Married/cohabiting 76 (87.0) 66 (75.0)  
 Divorce/separated 2 (3.0) 14 (17.0)  
Age
 <19.99 10 (11.4) 9 (10.3) 0.290
 20–34.99 73 (84.0) 69 (79.4)  
 ≥35 4 (4.6) 9 (10.3)  
Gravidity
 Primegravida 31 (35.6) 31 (35.6) 1.000
 Gravida 2–4 47 (54.1) 48 (55.2)  
 Gravida 5 & above 9 (10.3) 8 (9.2)  
Education
 Primary and below 27 (31.0) 30 (34.0) 0.680
 Secondary and tertiary 60 (69.0) 57 (66.0)  
Occupation
 House wife 31 (35.6) 33 (38.0) 0.200
 Employed/business woman 34 (39.1) 33 (37.0)  
 Othersa 22 (25.3) 21 (25.0)  
  1. The table shows that the distribution of age, gravidity, education level, marital status, occupation and religion of 87 cases and 87 controls was similar
  2. aThis includes those unemployed and students