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Table 3 Stillbirth during labour and early neonatal death by planned place of birth

From: Birthplace in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis of perinatal outcomes using routinely collected data

Planned place of birth No. events/births Incidence of events/1000 Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR
All women
Total* 266/257 834 1.03   
Hospital 255/242 665 1.05 1.00 1.00
Birth centre 10/14 476 0.69 0.66 (0.35-1.24) 0.66 (0.35-1.24)
Home birth 1/693 1.44 1.28 (0.18-9.17) 1.29 (0.18-9.23)
Nulliparous women 169/158 866 1.06   
Hospital 158/149 417 1.06 1.00 1.00
Birth centre 10/9 145 1.09 1.03 (0.55-1.96) 0.99 (0.52-1.88)
Home birth 1/304 3.29 3.03 (0.42-21.70) 2.48 (0.34-18.02)
Multiparous women 96/99 022 N/A N/A N/A
Hospital 96/93 298    
Birth centre 0/5 332    
Home birth 0/392
Women without complications at start of care in labour
Total* 206/235 462 0.87   
Hospital 198/221 056 0.90 1.00 1.00
Birth centre 8/13 718 0.58 0.65 (0.32-1.32) 0.63 (0.31-1.28)
Home birth 0/688 0.00   
Nulliparous women 129/144 830 0.89   
Hospital 121/135 897 0.89 1.00 1.00
Birth centre 8/8 633 0.93 1.04 (0.51-2.13) 0.95 (0.46-1.96)
Home birth 0/300 0.00   
Multiparous women 77/90 632 N/A N/A N/A
Hospital 77/85 159    
Birth centre 0/5 085
Home birth 0/388
  1. *Cases with missing data were not included in rates or regression calculations.
  2. N/A due to being unable to calculate a statistic due to zero events in the Birth Centre and Home Birth groups.