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Table 2 Neonatal outcomes of adolescent deliveries in the Bamenda Regional Hospital from November 2015–January 2016 amongst 886 singleton deliveries

From: Adolescent deliveries in semi-urban Cameroon: prevalence and adverse neonatal outcomes

Outcomes Adolescents Adults OR 95% CI p value
Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Asphyxia (Apgar <7) 6 7.9 33 4.1 2.0 0.8–5.0 0.1
Severe asphyxia (Apgar <3) 4 5.3 11 1.4 4.0 1.3–12.9 0.03
Neonatal mortality 3 4.0 11 1.4 3.0 0.8–10.9 0.1
Low birth weight 14 18.2 70 8.7 2.4 1.3–4.4 <0.01
High birth weight 4 5.2 89 11 0.4 0.2–1.2 0.07
Caesarean section 13 16.9 96 11.9 0.7 0.4–1.2 0.2
Preterm delivery 6 7.8 42 5.2 1.5 0.6–3.8 0.2