Table 1.

A Comparison Between the KMC Group and the TC Control Group Based on Sociodemographic, Labor, and Delivery Characteristics

VariablesKMCControlsF(p)VariablesKMCControlsF(p)
Social insurance, n(%)PROM*, n(%)81 (34) 85 (36).65
 Usuaria167 (68)150 (62).22Duration <48 hours224 (93)223 (93)
 Beneficiaria 79 (32) 91 (38) >48 hours17 (7)15 (6).86
Age of the mother  (mean ± SD)27.4 ± 6.027.3 ± 5.8.79Cesarean section n (%)170 (69)163 (67).75
Marital status n (%)Duration of labor
 Stable couple205 (83)209 (86) <12 hours225 (93)222 (95).46
 Unstable couple 8 (3) 9 (4).48 >12 hours18 (7)13 (6)
 Single 33 (13) 24 (10)Primiparae, n (%)99 (40) 88 (37).46
Mother's education  level, n(%)Multiple deliveries, n(%)46 (19)  8 (16).47
 Primary or less 50 (20) 50 (21)
 Secondary141 (57)134 (56).92Number of prenatal visits (mean ± SD)7.2  ± 3.77.5  ± 4.7.51
 >Secondary 55 (22) 57 (24)
Mother's employment,
n (%)
Postpartum hospital stay, day (mean ± SD)2.6  ± 1.12.5  ± 1.1.16
 Office work 32 (13) 33 (14)
 Physical labor 84 (34) 69 (29).43
 Housewife 81 (33) 95 (39)Mother's height, cm (mean ± SD)158.3  ± 7.1157.7  ± 6.8.30
 Others 49 (20) 45 (19)
Per capita monthlyMother's weight, kg (mean ± SD)54.5  ± 7.153.9  ± 8.2.40
 (1994 Col pesos)91 000 82 000
 Mean (min–max)(14–400 000)(17–300 000).06
  • * Premature rupture of membranes.