Table 2: Obstetric characteristics of antenatal women presenting with lower abdominal pains.


Characteristics Population Frequency %

All women N = 150
Parity 0 1 2 3 4& above 59 44 26 9 12 39.3% 29.3% 17.3% 6.0% 8.1%
Gestational age in weeks 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 2 2 9 81 56 1.3% 1.3% 6.0% 54.0% 37.4%
Previous obst/gyne surgery Positive Negative 29 121 19.3% 80.7%
Other urinary symptoms(Apart from LAPs) Present Absent 24 126 16% 84%