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Table 2 Neonatal characteristics among early and late pregnant adolescents

From: Perinatal characteristics among early (10–14 years old) and late (15–19 years old) pregnant adolescents

  Aged 10 – 14 years 1476 (%) Aged 15 – 19 years 24733 (%) p *
Low birth weight 209 (14.1) 2628 (8.8) 0.0001
Preterm birth 154 (10.4) 1835 (6.1) 0.0001
Male 791 (53.5) 15194 (51.1) 0.06
Apgar > 7 (5’) 1150 (77.9) 24105 (81.0) 0.002
Malformation 11 (0.7) 225 (0.7) 0.96
  1. * Chi-square test.