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Table 5 The relationship between fetal gender and neonatal outcomes

From: Cross sectional study in China: fetal gender has adverse perinatal outcomes in mainland China

Deliveries No of individual modes/total No Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Apgar < 7 at 5 min)a (5346 missing cases for this outcomes)   
 Female 193/47728 1 1
 Male 294/56648 1.3 (1.1-1.5)* 1.3 (1.0-1.6)*
Admission to neonatal ICUb (35 missing cases for this outcomes)   
 Female 455/49675 1 1
 Male 624/60012 1.1 (1.0-1.3)* 1.3 (1.1-1.5)#
Neonatal deathc (35 missing cases for this outcomes)   
 Female 124/49675 1 0
 Male 241/60012 1.6 (1.3-2.0)# 1.4 (1.1-1.8)*
  1. *p < 0.05, # p < 0.001.
  2. aAdjusted for grade of hospitals, resident, maternal education, primiparous, bad obstetrics history, modes of delivery, birth weight, HDCP, PROM, placenta previa, placenta abruption, other medical disorders, NRFHT, multiple fetus, malpresentation.
  3. bAdjusted for maternal age, grade of hospitals, resident, maternal education, primiparous, bad obstetrics history, modes of delivery, birth weight, HDCP, PROM, placenta previa, placenta abruption, NRFHT, , multiple fetus,
  4. cAdjusted for grade of hospitals, resident, maternal education, primiparous, bad obstetrics history, modes of delivery, birth weight, HDCP, PROM, placenta abruption, other medical disorders, NRFHT, multiple fetus, malpresentation.
  5. 5346 missing cases for Apgar scores at 5 minutes, 35 missing cases for neonatal ICU, 35 missing cases for neonatal death.