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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of non-pregnant, term-pregnant, and women in labor

From: Presence of sensory nerve corpuscles in the human corpus and cervix uteri during pregnancy and labor as revealed by immunohistochemistry

  Non-pregnant n = 7 Term-pregnant n = 8 In labor n = 5
Mean age (years) 45 33 27
Range 39–50 28–38 21–35
Mean gestational age (completed weeks)   38 40
Range   37–39 37–41
Mean parity 3 1 1
Range 0–4 0–2 0–3
Cervical dilatation (cm)    5
Range    3–10
Mean birth weight (g)   3407 3713
Range   2935–4080 3430–4145