Table 1

Maternal demographic and clinical characteristics by discharge type

Usual dischargePOST-BIRTH dischargeP value
N=151N=183
Age (years)33 (27,39)32 (24,40)<0.001
Race and ethnicity
 White Non-Hispanic78 (51.7)95 (51.9)0.404
 Black Non-Hispanic9 (6.0)15 (8.2)
 Asian12 (8.0)17 (9.3)
 Hispanic23 (15.2)16 (8.7)
 Other20 (13.3)32 (17.5)
Nulliparous78 (51.7)99 (54.1)0.656
Married126 (83.4)149 (81.4)0.627
Public insurance20 (13.3)45 (24.6)0.011
  • Data are presented as n (%), median (Q1,Q3). Missing data are as follows: Race and ethnicity (n=17), married (n=7), public insurance (n=2).