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Table 2 Causes for preterm delivery in the control group (gestational age <34 weeks)

From: Specific subsets of immune cells in human decidua differ between normal pregnancy and preeclampsia - a prospective observational study

Indication N
Preterm labour (single) 20
Multiple gestation 12
Fetal distress 8
IUGR 6
Fetal abnormalities 2
Placenta praevia 2
Uterine rupture 1
  1. Reasons for preterm delivery (<= 34 weeks gestation) in the control group. The reasons are presented based on declining frequency. Note that multiple answers are possible, e.g. most patients with multiple gestation were delivered for preterm labour.