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Table 3 Pregnancy-related characteristics of participants

From: Auricular acupuncture for chemically dependent pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial of the NADA protocol

  Acupuncture n= 50 Control n= 39 P-value
Gravidity, mean (sd) a 3.9 (2.2) 3.8 (2.2) 0.75
Parity, n (%) b    
 0 14 (28.0) 10 (25.6) 0.97
 1 14 (28.0) 11 (28.2)  
 2+ 22 (44.0) 18 (46.2)  
Pre-Pregnancy Weight (kg), mean (sd)a 61.1 (13.7) 64.8 (17.7) 0.39
Height (cm), mean (sd) a 164.2 (7.9) 164.1 (5.8) 0.81
Weight Gain (kg), mean (sd) a 15.7 (14.0) 13.9 (12.4) 077
Gestational age at hospital admission (weeks), mean (sd) a 19.1 (9.4) 19.2 (9.5) 0.90
Prenatal Classes, n (%)b    
 Yes 4 (8.3) 4 (10.8)  
 No 33 (68.9) 27 (73.0)  
 In previous pregnancy 11 (22.9) 6 (16.2) 0.72
Psychiatric Diagnosis, n (%)b    
 None 23 (46.0) 25 (64.1) 0.07
 Depressed 9 (18.0) 7 (17.9)  
 Bipolar 10 (20.0) 1 (2.6)  
 Anxiety Disorder 5 (10.0) 4 (10.3)  
 Psychosis 2 (4.0) 0  
 Borderline personality 1 (2.0) 0  
Days AWHOL, mean, (sd) a 15 (30.8) 10 (25.6) 0.89
  1. a Mann –Whitney U test.
  2. b Chi square test, 2df.