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Table 3 comparison of outcomes between early (age < 16 years) and late (age 17–19 years) adolescent deliveries

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

Outcomes Early adolescent deliveries (n = 62) Late adolescents deliveries (n = 600) Odds ratio 95% CI P value
N % N %
LBW 14 22.6 100 16.7 1.5 0.7–2.8 0.3
Preterm delivery 12 19.4 69 11.5 1.9 0.9–3.7 0.07
Asphyxia at 1st minute 3 4.8 35 5.8 0.8 0.1–2.7 0.8