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Table 2 Reproductive and medical history related characteristics of study participants attending ANC at public health facilities in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia, (n = 1686)

From: The effects of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy on adverse fetal outcomes among pregnant women attending antenatal care at public health facilities in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables The intensity of alcohol consumption Total (%)
Non-drinkers
n = 1122 (66.5%)
Non-hazardous
n = 448 (79.4%)
Hazardous
n = 116 (20.6%)
Sex of the newborn
 Male 543(48.40) 218(48.66) 51(43.97) 812(48.16)
 Female 579(51.60) 230(51.34) 65(56.03) 874(51.84)
Number of children
 No child yet 446(39.75) 189(42.19) 45(38.79) 680(40.33)
 1–2 children 544(48.48) 223(49.78) 63(54.31) 830(49.23)
  ≥ 3 132(11.76) 36(8.04) 8(6.90) 176(10.44)
Birth interval (n = 1006)
  < 24 months 145(21.14) 28(11.20) 9(12.86) 182(18.09)
  ≥ 24 months 541(78.86) 222(88.80) 61(87.14) 824(81.91)
MUAC
  < 22 cm 143(12.75) 84(18.75) 26(22.41) 253(15.01)
  ≥ 22 cm 979(87.25) 364(81.25) 90(77.59) 1433(84.99)
History of abortion
 Yes 127(11.32) 66(14.73) 17(14.66) 210(12.46)
 No 995(88.68) 382(85.27) 99(85.34) 1476(87.54)
History of preterm birth (n = 1020)
 Yes 28(4.14) 13(4.71) 7(9.72) 48(4.71)
 No 648(95.86) 259(95.22) 65(90.28) 972(95.29)
Depression
 Yes 195(17.38) 71(15.85) 44(37.93) 310(18.39)
 No 927(82.62) 377(84.15) 72(62.07) 1376(81.61)
History of known diabetes mellitus
 Yes 12(1.07) 5(1.12) 3(2.59) 20(1.19)
 No 1110(98.93) 443(98.88) 113(97.41) 1666(98.81)
Anemia(n = 1669)
 Yes 147(13.21) 62(13.96) 39(34.82) 248(14.86)
 No 966(86.79) 382(86.04) 73(65.18) 1421(85.14)
Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
 Yes 88(7.84) 55(12.28) 20(17.24) 163(9.67)
 No 1034(92.16) 393(87.72) 96(82.76) 1523(90.33)
Drinking coffee
 Yes 839(74.78) 331(73.88) 86(74.14) 1256(74.50)
 No 283(25.22) 117(26.12) 30(25.86) 430(25.50)
Smoking
 Yes 2(0.18) 2(0.45) 2(1.72) 6(0.36)
 No 1120(99.82) 446(99.55) 114(98.28) 1680(99.64)
Khat chewing
 Yes 15(1.34) 8(1.79) 2(1.72) 25(1.48)
 No 1107(98.66) 440(98.21) 114(98.28) 1661(98.52)