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Table 3 Characteristics of SGA stillbirths previously classified FGR with RECODE according their reclassification with RECODE-R ( n= 370)

From: Stillbirth classification in population-based data and role of fetal growth restriction: the example of RECODE

Stillbirth Reclassified (n = 234) Non-reclassified p
characteristics   (n = 136)  
n % n %
mean ± sd mean ± sd
Maternal age (years) 30.1 5.6 29.1 5.9 NS
Maternal age (years)      NS
<25y 44 18.8 28 20.6  
25–29y 65 27.8 44 32.4  
30–34y 69 29.5 44 32.4  
≥35y 56 23.9 19 14.0  
Unknown    1 0.7  
Gestational age (completed weeks) 30.3 ±6.1 29.1 ±5.7 NS
Gestational age (completed weeks)      NS
22–28w 100 42.7 71 52.2  
29–36w 79 33.9 42 30.9  
full-term 55 23.5 23 16.9  
Birth weight (grams) 1157 ±867 1012 ±791 NS
Birth weight percentile      NS
<3rd 176 75.2 112 82.4  
3rd–10th 58 24.8 24 17.8  
Gender      NS
Male 123 52.6 73 53.7  
Female 111 47.4 63 46.3  
Multiple pregnancy      NS
Yes 27 11.5 24 17.7  
No 202 86.3 105 77.2  
Unknown 5 2.1 7 5.1  
Time of death      NS
Intrapartum 24 10.3 12 8.8  
Antepartum 203 86.8 119 87.5  
Unknown 7 3.0 5 3.7  
  1. NS Not Significant (p > 0.05).