Table 1.

Comparison of Subjects Delivering Before and After the Intervention*

CharacteristicBeforeAfter
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Maternal age (y)25.7  (±5.9)26.3  (±6.0)
Pregnancies (mean #)3.0  (±1.9)3.2  (±1.9)
Planned pregnancy (%)50.160.1
Anesthesia for delivery (%)37.328.7§
Cesarean section rate (%)14.210.5
  • * No significant differences existed in parity, frequency of prenatal visits or use of Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition (WIC) program.

  • P < .05

  • P < .001.

  • § P < .01.