Skip to main content

Table 5 Conditions independently associated with higher severity (SMO: MNM + MD) among women aged 10 to 19 compared to aged 20 to 34 years [n = 5,350]

From: Severe maternal morbidity and maternal near miss in the extremes of reproductive age: results from a national cross- sectional multicenter study

Variables Coefficient SE coeff. p PRadj[95% CI]
Infectious conditions 1.66 0.33 <0.001 5.23 [2.64–10.36]
Clinical surgical conditions 1.52 0.16 <0.001 4.58 [3.33–6.31]
Hemorrhagic conditions 1.01 0.28 <0.002 2.75 [1.54–4.89]
Any delay 0.75 0.12 <0.001 2.11 [1.64–2.72]
Another previous condition 0.71 0.11 <0.001 2.03 [1.60–2.57]
Previous condition: diabetes 0.63 0.20 0.003 1.88 [1.26–2.82]
Previous condition: neoplasms 0.53 0.22 0.024 1.71 [1.08–2.69]
Ethnicity (nonwhite) 0.31 0.14 0.041 1.36 [1.01–1.82]
Previous condition: obesity −0.65 0.17 <0.002 0.52 [0.37–0.74]
Constant −3.62 0.21 <0.001  
  1. PRadj: prevalence ratio adjusted by cluster effect and also by variables shown to be significant in the final model.
  2. Poisson multiple regression, controlled by: Age 1 (10–19 years: 1/20–34: 0); Ethnicity (Nonwhite: 1/Other: 0); Schooling (up to primary school: 1/Other: 0); Marital status (no steady partner: 1/Other: 0); BMI (Low weight, adequate: 0/overweight, obesity: 1); Prenatal care at the same service (Absent: 1/Present: 0); Previous clinical conditions (Yes: 1/No: 0); Chronic hypertension (Yes: 1/No: 0); Obesity (Yes: 1/No: 0); Low weight (Yes: 1/No: 0); Diabetes mellitus (Yes: 1/No: 0); Smoking (Yes: 1/No: 0); Cardiac diseases (Yes: 1/No: 0); Respiratory diseases (Yes: 1/No: 0); Renal diseases (Yes: 1/No: 0); Thalassemia/sickle cell anemia (Yes: 1/No: 0); HIV/AIDS (Yes: 1/No: 0); Thyroid diseases (Yes: 1/No: 0); Neurologic diseases/epilepsy (Yes: 1/No: 0); Collagenosis (Yes: 1/No: 0); Neoplasms (Yes: 1/No: 0); Other preexisting condition (Yes: 1/No: 0); Drug addiction (Yes: 1/No: 0); Parity (0/≥1: 1); Previous abortion (Yes: 1/No: 0); Previous Cesarean section (Yes: 1/No: 0); Time since last delivery (years); Number of prenatal visits (up to 5: 0/≥6: 1); hemorrhagic conditions (Yes: 1/No: 0); Hypertensive conditions (Yes: 1/No: 0); Infectious conditions (Yes: 1/No: 0); Clinical surgical conditions (Yes: 1/No: 0); Any delay (Yes: 1/No: 0).
  3. Brazil, 2009-2010.