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Table 2 Results of the non-inferiority analysis (with non-inferiority margin of −2%) (N = 1224)

From: Maternal and neonatal outcome of births planned in alongside midwifery units: a cohort study from a tertiary center in Germany

 Study group
(n = 612)
Control group
(n = 612)
% Difference
(95% CI)
p value
Cesarean/ instrumental vaginal birth, n (%)95 (15.5)110 (18.0)2.45
(−1.34–6.25)
0.010
Composite outcomea, n (%)14 (2.3)22 (3.7)1.34
(−0.65–3.40)
< 0.001
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aNewborns with umbilical cord arterial pH < 7.10 and/or 5-min APGAR < 7 and/or transfer to specialist neonatal care; pairs with missing pH values were excluded