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Table 1 Summary of human subjects studied

From: Lack of detection of a human placenta microbiome in samples from preterm and term deliveries

Characteristic Term (N = 20) Preterm (N = 20)
Maternal age (year) 26.5 (20–34) 27.6 (18–44)
Race (%)
 AA 55 55
 White 30 40
 Asian 10 0
 Other 5 5
Nulliparous (%) 50 40
Mode of delivery (%)
 SVD 95 75
 C-section 5 25
(P)PROM (%) 40 65
Intrapartum Abx (%) 20 85
  1. Detailed metadata on each individual is in Additional file 1: Table S1
  2. AA African American, SVD spontaneous vaginal delivery, (P)PROM (preterm) premature rupture of the membranes