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Table 3 Descriptive neonatal outcome among women with singleton births in the period 1992-2010

From: Deliveries among teenage women – with emphasis on incidence and mode of delivery: a Swedish national survey from 1973 to 2010

  Age groups
Outcome < 16 years 16-17 years 18-19 years 20-30 years
Birth weight (gram) 3300 (569) 3388 (574) 3414 (559) 3541 (551)
Adjusted birth weight (gram)§ 3453 (20.0) 3476 (5.9) 3464 (2.9) 3483 (0.7)
Fetal distress 0 (0%) 15 (0.3%) 87 (0.4%) 3147 (0.4%)
Aspiration of meconium 0 (0%) 2 (0.0%) 24 (0.1%) 1287 (0.1%)
Shoulder dystocia 1 (0.2%) 14 (0.3%) 52 (0.2%) 3499 (0.4%)
Stillbirth 1 (0.2%) 22 (0.4%) 65 (0.3%) 2449 (0.3%)
SGA 19 (4.1%) 180 (3.4%) 842 (3.6%) 20284 (2.3%)
LGA 3 (0.6%) 89 (1.7%) 443 (1.9%) 28570 (3.2%)
Apgar score at 5 minutes < 7 8 (1.7%) 68 (1.3%) 280 (1.2%) 9280 (1.0%)
  1. Figures denote means and one SD or numbers and proportions.
  2. LGA = Large for gestational age; SGA = Small for gestational age.
  3. § Adjusted for the covariates BMI and smoking habits at first antenatal care visit, parity, gestational age at delivery and year of delivery at their means. Dispersion of the adjusted birth weight is presented as one standard error of the mean (SEM).