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Table 3 Neonatal outcomes in the optimal appropriate-for-gestational-age (oAGA) and suboptimal appropriate-for-gestational-age (sAGA) group

From: Reduced fetal growth velocities and the association with neonatal outcomes in appropriate-for-gestational-age neonates: a retrospective cohort study

  Optimal AGA (oAGA) group (n = 365) Bwp50–80 Suboptimal AGA (sAGA) group (n = 569) Bwp10–50 P
Composite adverse neonatal outcome 25 (6.8%) 37 (6.5%) P = 0.919
Hypoglycemia 23 (6.3%) 52 (9.1%) P = 0.139
NICU stay (yes/no) 26 (7.1%) 35 (6.2%) P = 0.588
Hospital stay (yes/no) 145 (39.7%) 226 (39.7%) P = 0.998
Metabolic acidosis 14 (5.2%) 29 (6.5%) P = 0.520
APGAR 5 min < =5 5 (1.4%) 6 (1.1%) P = 0.759
APGAR 5 min < =3 0 (0%) 2 (0.6%) P = 0.523
  1. Data are expressed as n (%). Composite adverse neonatal outcome: asphyxia, sepsis, respiratory distress syndrome and transient tachypnoea of the newborn. NICU, neonatal intensive care unit. Metabolic acidosis, blood pH < 7.0 and base deficit > 12 mmol/L