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Table 5 Neonatal outcome data from singleton births to teenage women 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
  All teenagers < 16 years 16-17 years 18-19 years
Characteristic Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted
Fetal distress 0.98 (0.81-1.20) 0.70 (0.57-0.85) N/A N/A 0.79 (0.47-1.32) 0.59 (0.36-0.99) 1.05 (0.85-1.30) 0.73 (0.59-0.91)
Aspiration of meconium 0.61 (0.42-0.90) 0.48 (0.33-0.72) N/A N/A 0.26 (0.06-1.03) 0.20 (0.05-0.82) 0.71 (0.47-1.06) 0.56 (0.37-0.84)
Shoulder dystocia 0.58 (0.46-0.74) 0.54 (0.42-0.69) 0.54 (0.08-3.84) 0.47 (0.07-3.38) 0.66 (0.39-1.12) 0.63 (0.37-1.07) 0.56 (0.43-0.74) 0.52 (0.40-0.69)
Stillbirth 1.09 (0.88-1.35) 1.07 (0.86-1.33) 0.77 (0.11-5.50) 0.82 (0.12-5.84) 1.50 (0.98-2.28) 1.50 (0.98-2.29) 1.01 (0.79-1.29) 0.98 (0.76-1.25)
SGA 1.58 (1.48-1.68) 1.07 (0.99-1.14) 1.82 (1.15-2.88) 1.30 (0.82-2.06) 1.49 (1.29-1.74) 0.96 (0.82-1.11) 1.60 (1.49-1.71) 1.09 (1.01-1.17)
LGA 0.56 (0.52-0.61) 0.85 (0.78-0.93) 0.20 (0.06-0.61) 0.32 (0.10-0.99) 0.51 (0.41-0.63) 0.83 (0.67-1.03) 0.58 (0.53-0.64) 0.86 (0.78-0.95)
Apgar score at 5 minutes < 7 1.17 (1.05-1.30) 1.00 (0.90-1.12) 1.64 (0.82-3.31) 1.27 (0.60-2.68) 1.22 (0.96-1.55) 1.06 (0.83-1.36) 1.15 (1.02-1.29) 0.99 (0.87-1.11)
  1. Figures denote odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals. Reference group: Maternal age 20-30 years.
  2. LGA = Large for gestational age; N/A = not applicable; SGA = Small for gestational age.
  3. Adjusted for BMI and smoking habits at first antenatal care visit, parity and year of delivery.