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Table 6 Reported pregnancies conceived since the Gulf war1

From: The study of reproductive outcome and the health of offspring of UK veterans of the Gulf war: methods and description of the study population

  REPORTED BY MEN REPORTED BY WOMEN
  GWV NGWV GWV NGWV
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
TOTAL 16442 (100) 11517 (100) 484 (100) 377 (100)
Year of conception         
   19901 132 (1) -   2 (0.4) -  
   19911 2141 (13) 1678 (15) 47 (10) 28 (7)
   1992 2297 (14) 1656 (14) 61 (13) 40 (11)
   1993 2436 (15) 1729 (15) 73 (15) 60 (16)
   1994 2432 (15) 1700 (15) 67 (14) 58 (15)
   1995 2442 (15) 1677 (15) 82 (17) 42 (11)
   1996 2467 (15) 1711 (15) 80 (17) 83 (22)
   19972 2095 (13) 1366 (12) 72 (15) 66 (18)
Multiplicity         
   Singleton3 16245 (99) 11404 (99) 476 (98) 373 (99)
   Twin 193 (1) 108 (1) 8 (2) 4 (1)
   Triplet 4 (0.02) 5 (0.04) 0 (-) 0 (-)
Parental pregnancy order 4 of first pregnancy conceived since the Gulf war:         
   Total pregnancies 10355 {100%} 7389 {100%} 278 {100%} 215 {100%}
   1 7558 {73} 4894 {66} 262 {94} 187 {87}
   2 1769 {17} 1602 {22} 16 {6} 22 {10}
   3 746 {7} 634 {9} 0 - 4 {2}
   > = 4 282 {3} 259 {4} 0 - 2 {1}
  1. 1After first deployment to the Gulf (GWV) or after 1st January 1991 among NGWV or where Gulf deployment dates not known. 2Conceptions after 8th November 1997 (38 weeks before 1st August 1998) excluded. 3All pregnancies under 16 weeks classified as singleton, regardless of number of fetuses or sacs. 4Order of pregnancies as reported by the study subject (paternal pregnancy order for men, maternal pregnancy order for women).