Table 1

Characteristics of participants.

CharacteristicnTotal
Management method
 Surgical2072
 Medical18
 Expectant18
 Non-participant16
 Age (years)
 15–19072
 20–241
 25–2922
 30–3424
 35–3920
 40–443
 45–502
Class
 Working2572
 Lower middle27
 Middle15
 Upper middle5
Ethnicity
 White7172
 Other1
Reproductive history
 One or more previous successful pregnancy50
 One or more previous termination6
 One or more previous miscarriage26
 One or more previous stillbirth2
 One or more subsequent miscarriage10
 Pregnant at time of interview2
 Subsequent successful pregnancy2