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Table 2 Clinical subgroups at first birth of the 3,909 women in the cohort who had a second birth

From: Recurrence of perinatal death in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study

  Outcome in the 1st pregnancy
Clinical subgroups (1st pregnancy) Total Perinatal death n (%) P- value*
All women 3,909 272 (6.9)  
Caesarian- section
  Yes 1,253 90 (7.2) 0.59
  No 2,656 182 (6.8)  
Preeclampsia
  Yes 137 26 (18.9) <0.001
  No 3,772 246 (6.5)  
Abruption placenta    
  Yes 23 14 (60.9) <0.001
  No 3,886 258 (6.6)  
Placenta Previa
  Yes 12 1 (8.3) 0.85
  No 3,897 271 (6.9)  
Induced labour
  Yes 1,519 130 (8.6) 0.002
  No 2,390 142 (5.9)  
Preterm Delivery (<37 weeks)
  Yes 508 101 (19.9) <0.001
  No 3,098 150 (4.8)  
Low birth weight (<2500 g)
  Yes 575 129 (22.4) <0.001
  No 3,334 143 (4.2)  
Infections
  Yes 1,634 99 (6.1) 0.06
  No 2,275 173 (7.6)  
  1. *Chi-square test.
  2. †Total do not add to 3,909 because 303(7.8%) mothers missed gestational age.