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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population according to the pregnancy outcome (Timoun cohort, n = 911, Guadeloupe archipelago, 2004–2007) (from Rouget et al. 2013)

From: Landfills and preterm birth in the Guadeloupe archipelago (French West Indies): a spatial cluster analysis

  Term births
n = 767
Preterm births
n = 144
HR (95% CI)
Maternal place of birth
 Guadeloupe or Martinique 669 128 Reference
 Other Caribbean islands 98 16 0.9 (0.5–1.5)
Maternal age (years)
 < 20 63 11 1.0 (0.5–1.9)
 20–34 437 80 Reference
 ≥ 35 247 53 1.3 (0.9–1.9)
Years of education
 < 5 49 13 1.7 (0.9–3.0)
 5–12 564 101 Reference
 > 12 154 30 1.1 (0.7–1.6)
Mother’s employment during pregnancy
 No 449 83 Reference
 Yes 318 61 1.0 (0.7–1.4)
Tobacco smoking during pregnancy
 No 737 138 Reference
 Yes 30 6 0.9 (0.4–2.2)
Alcohol drinking during pregnancy
 No 745 141 Reference
 Yes 22 3 0.8 (0.2–2.4)
  1. HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval