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Table 2 Outcome of adolescent deliveries in the Saint Albert Le Grand Hospital from January 2010 to December 2015

From: Adolescent deliveries in urban Cameroon: a retrospective analysis of the prevalence, 6-year trend and adverse outcomes

Outcomes Adolescents (N = 662) Adults (N = 7394) OR 95% CI P value
N % N %
Asphyxia at 1st minute 38 5.7 281 3.8 1.5 1.1–2.2 0.02
Still birth 8 1.2 99 1.3 0.9 0.4–1.9 1.0
Preterm delivery 81 12.2 553 7.5 1.7 1.3–2.2 < 0.01
Low birth weight 114 17.2 789 10.7 1.7 1.4–2.2 < 0.01
Caesarean section 34 5.1 461 6.2 0.8 0.6–1.1 0.3
Post term 27 4.1 322 4.4 0.9 0.6–1.4 0.7
High birth weight 35 5.3 845 11.4 0.4 0.3–0.6 < 0.01