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Table 7 Changes in package of care between the first and successive pregnancies

From: Trends in private maternity care in Ireland’s capital during and after the Great Economic Recession 2009–2017

   First pregnancy package of care
   Private Semi-private Public
n= 1894 n= 1785 n= 8312
Second pregnancy (n = 11,991)
  Private (n = 1909) n 1633 121 155
% 85.5% 6.3% 8.1%
  Semi-private (n = 1578) n 117 1214 247
% 7.4% 76.9% 15.7%
  Public (n = 8504) n 144 450 7910
% 1.7% 5.3% 93.0%
   Private Semi-private Private
n= 478 n= 408 n= 1489
Third pregnancy (n = 2375)
  Private (n = 455) n 384 37 34
% 84.4% 8.1% 7.5%
  Semi-private (n = 323) n 39 235 49
% 12.1% 72.8% 15.2%
  Public (n = 1597) n 55 136 1406
% 3.4% 8.5% 88.0%
   Private Semi-private Private
n= 40 n= 26 n= 169
Fourth pregnancy (n = 235)
  Private (n = 38) n 32 4 2
% 84.2% 10.5% 5.3%
  Semi-private (n = 19) n 3 11 5
% 15.8% 57.9% 26.3%
  Public (n = 178) n 5 11 162
% 2.8% 6.2% 91.0%