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Table 1 Characteristics of 21 pregnant and 24 non-pregnant women included in the analysis.

From: Immunomodulatory factors in cervicovaginal secretions from pregnant and non-pregnant women: A cross-sectional study

Variable Pregnant women Non-pregnant women p-value
Socio-demographic variables    
   Age [mean (STD)] 27.7 ± 6.0 33.8 ± 7.0 0.003
   Hispanic [n (%)] 19 (90) 23 (96) 0.59
Obstetric/gynecological variables    
   Gestational age [median weeks (IQR)] 28 (22-32) /  
   Parity [n (%)]:    
   0 previous births 9 (43) 6 (26) 0.35
   1-2 previous births 6 (29) 9 (39)  
   3+ previous births 6 (29) 8 (35)  
   Days since last coitus [median (IQR)] 7 (4, 15) 7 (3, 15) 0.63
   Vaginal discharge [n (%)] 14 (67) 8 (33) 0.03
   Vaginal bleeding during sample collection [n (%)] 9 (43) 5 (21) 0.11
   Cervical ectopy [n (%)] 14 (67) 10 (42) 0.09
   Size of ectopy among women with ectopy [median % (IQR)] 47 (32, 54) 17 (8, 26) 0.008
   CVL protein concentration [median μg/ml (IQR)] 0.15 (0.07, 0.29) 0.10 (0.06, 0.18) 0.24
  1. STD = standard deviation; IQR = interquartile range. Numbers may be slightly lower than the total due to missing data.