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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (N = 62)

From: Maternal health care utilization and the obstetric outcomes of undocumented women in Finland – a retrospective register-based study

  n (%)
Age (years)
 17–24 13 (21)
 25–29 28 (45)
 30–34 13 (21)
 35–42 8 (13)
Parity
 0 35 (56)
 1–2 22 (35)
 3–5 5 (9)
Smoking a,b
 No 48 (83)
 Continued throughout pregnancy 6 (10)
 Quit smoking when pregnant 4 (7)
Alcohol use a,b
 No 54 (96)
 Yes 2 (4)
Marital status a,b
 Married/cohabiting 45 (85)
 Relationship, not living together 5 (9)
 Unmarried 3 (6)
Country of origin b
 Eastern Europe and Russia 21 (36)
 Sub-Saharan Africa 12 (20)
 Asia 11 (18)
 Middle East 9 (15)
 North Africa 5 (8)
 South America 2 (3)
Reason for migration b
 Family 35 (58)
 Work 11 (18)
 Study 4 (7)
 Other 10 (17)
Reason for being in an undocumented situation a,b
 Applying for resident permit 33 (57)
 EU citizen 13 (23)
 Illegally in the country 7 (12)
 Student 2 (3)
 Other 3 (5)
  1. aMissing data excluded
  2. b n = 60. Two women were pregnant twice. Duplicate removed