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Table 3 Complications of pregnancy

From: Very advanced maternal age and morbidity in Victoria, Australia: a population based study

  30–34 yrs 45+ yrs  
n % n % OR 95% CI p-value
Pre-eclampsia 1237 2.5% 10 4.6% 1.86 (0.9, 3.6) 0.052
Gestational diabetes 2425 5.0% 21 9.7% 2.05 (1.3, 3.3) 0.0014
Antepartum haemorrhage 1466 3.0% 12 5.5% 1.89 (1.01, 3.5) 0.0293
Placenta praevia 479 1.0% 10 4.6% 4.88 (2.4, 9.5) <0.001
At least one of the above complications 5030 10.3 43 19.8 2.16 (1.5, 3.1) <0.001
None of the above complications 43879 89.7 174 80.2    
Multiple birth 983 2.0% 13 6% 3.11 (1.7, 5.6) <0.001
Postpartum haemorrhage 4641 9.5% 21 9.7% 1.02 (0.6, 1.6) 0.9247
Caesarean section 15,683 32.1% 120 55.3% 2.62 (2.0, 3.5) <0.001