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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratio (95 % CI) for baby outcomes according to obesity

From: Obesity and pregnancy outcomes: Do the relationships differ by maternal region of birth? A retrospective cohort study

  Australian women odds ratio (95 % CI) P value South Asian Women odds ratio (95 % CI) P value P for interaction
Small for gestational age a 0.64(0.57–0.72) <0.001 0.64(0.51–0.81) <0.001 0.72
Macroscomia (>4 kg) b 1.90(1.73–2.08) <0.001 2.24(1.75–2.83) <0.001 0.10
Fetal Distress (pregnancy or labour) c 1.19(1.02–1.28) <0.001 1.31(1.12–1.53) 0.001 0.38
Admission to NICU/SCN d 1.33 (1.22–1.45) <0.001 1.66(1.40–1.97) <0.001 0.06
Any Perinatal Morbidity e 1.18(1.04–1.27) <0.001 1.45(1.25–1.68) <0.001 0.052
Stillbirth f 0.90(0.57–1.42) 0.65 1.42(0.55–3.63) 0.47 0.15
  1. Number in bold reflect statistical significance
  2. a Odds ratio for small for gestation age baby according to maternal obesity adjusted for maternal age, parity, smoking and account class
  3. b Odds ratio for macrosomia according to maternal obesity adjusted for parity, maternal age, account class, smoking, gestation and baby gender
  4. c Odds ratio for Fetal Distress (pregnancy or labour) according to maternal obesity adjusted for maternal age, parity, smoking, gestation and baby gender
  5. d Odds ratio for baby admission to NICU/SCN according to maternal obesity adjusted for parity, account class, GDM, gestation, baby gender, onset of labour, birth type
  6. e Odds ratio for any perinatal morbidity according to maternal obesity adjusted for maternal age, parity, account class, gestation, baby gender, onset of labour, birth type
  7. f Odds ratio for stillbirth according to maternal obesity adjusted for maternal age, parity, previous caesarean, account class, baby gender, gestation and smoking