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Table 1 Information sources, by country setting

From: An evaluation of classification systems for stillbirth

  Country setting   
Information source Developed n = 676 Developing n = 181 p-value Overall
Maternal history/health 50.3% 93.3% <0.01 59.3%
Fetal history/health 39.5% 35.2% 0.30 38.6%
Intrapartum events or conditions 15.1% 41.9% <0.01 20.7%
Autopsy results 42.6% 0.00% <0.01 33.7%
Placental histopathology 71.8% 23.5% <0.01 61.6%
Cord and membranes 27.1% 2.2% <0.01 21.9%
Cultures or other tests for infection 13.3% 3.9% <0.01 11.4%
Genetic testing 7.3% 1.1% <0.01 6.0%
Other tests 8.1% 22.4% <0.01 11.1%
Other sources 3.6% 7.8% 0.02 4.4%