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Table 3 Neonatal outcomes of primipara adolescent deliveries compared with multipara adolescent deliveries in the Bamenda Regional Hospital from November 2015–January 2016

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

Outcomes Primiparas Multiparas OR 95% CI p value
Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Asphyxia (Apgar <7) 4 6.7 2 25.0 4.7 0.7–31.0 0.1
Severe asphyxia (Apgar <3) 1 12.5 2 3.3 4.1 0.3–51.8 0.3
Low birth weight 0 0 12 19.7 0.2
High birth weight 3 12.5 1 4.9 0.4 0.03–4.0 0.4
Caesarean sections 10 16.4 3 37.5 3.8 0.7–19.8 0.09