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Table 2 Clinico-epidemiological profile of patients with molar pregnancy attending BPKIHS, Nepal

From: Clinico-epidemiological profile of molar pregnancies in a tertiary care centre of Eastern Nepal: a retrospective review of medical records

Variables Categories Number Percentage
Age group in years ≤20 51 25.0 %
20–35 143 70.1 %
≥35 10 04.9 %
Mean age ± sd = 23.9 ± 6.6 Range = 16–51 years
Religion Hindu 174 85.8 %
Kirat 24 11.8 %
Buddhist 03 01.5 %
Muslim 02 01.0 %
Parity Primigravida 85 41.7 %
Multigravida 119 58.3 %
Previous history of molar pregnancy Yes 18 08.8 %
No 186 91.2 %
Period of gestation ≥13 weeks 131 64.2 %
<13 weeks 73 35.8 %
Period of gestation (in weeks) Mean age ± sd = 15.9 ± 5.8 weeks; Range = 6–34 weeks
Previous history of contraceptive usage Yes 50 24.5 %
No 154 75.5 %
Type of contraceptive use Oral contraceptives 13 26.0 %
  Injectable (Depo) 33 66.0 %
  IUCD (Copper-T) 03 06.0 %
  Intra dermal patch(Norplant) 01 02.0 %
Mean ± Sd (uterine size in weeks) 17.8 ± 6.5 weeks; Range: 06–36 weeks
Pallor Presence 79 38.7 %
Absence 125 61.3 %
Theca lutein cyst on USG Presence 42 20.6 %
Absence 162 79.4 %
Blood group A positive 80 39.2 %
O positive 63 30.9 %
B positive 52 25.5 %
AB positive 07 03.4 %
B negative 02 01.0 %