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Table 6 Neonatal Outcomes

From: Proportion of unplanned pregnancies, their determinants and health outcomes of women delivering at a teaching hospital in Sri Lanka

Outcome Mean (SD) Range Spearman rank correlation test Spearman rank correlation coefficient
 Birth weight (grams, n = 484) 2880 (572) 745–4750 0.689 c 0.018 d
 Maturity (weeks, n = 484) 38 (2.21) 25–41 0.154 c 0.064 d
 Head circumference (cm, n = 486) 32.6 (2.1) 21–44 0.067 c 0.068 d
 Duration of hospital stay (Days) 4.3 (4.0) 2–65 0.752 c 0.014 d
  N (%) LMUP score a P value
Apgar 5 min (n = 481) *
 0–3 1 12  
 4–6 10 (2.3) 11.5 (11–12) * 0.135 e
 7–10 470 (97.7) 11 (6–12)  
Breastfeeding within 1 h (n = 484)
 Yes 429 (88.6) 11 (6–12) 0.145 b
 No 55 (11.4) 11 (10–12)  
Formula feeding (n = 484)
 Yes 15 (3.1) 11 (11–12) *0.152 b
 No 469 (96.9) 11 (6–12)  
Presence of neonatal complications
 Yes 121 (25) 11 (6–12) 0.568 b
 No 363 (75) 11 (6–12)  
Prematurity (n = 484)
 Yes 31 (6.4) 11 (7–12) 0.345 b
 No 453 (93.5) 11 (6–12)  
Jaundice (n = 484)
 Yes 22 (4.5) 11 (5.7–12) 0.621 b
 No 462 (95.4) 11 (6–12)  
Sepsis (n = 484)
 Yes 9 (1.8) 10 (4.5–11) * 0.218 b
 No 475 (98.2) 11 (6–12)  
Respiratory distress (n = 484)
 Yes 36 (7.4) 11 (7.7–12) 0.509 b
 No 448 (92.5) 11 (6–12)  
Meconium aspiration (n = 484)
 Yes 11 (2.3) 10 (3–11) * 0.16 b
 No 473 (97.7) 11 (6–12)  
Special care baby unit (SCBU) admission (n = 484)
 Yes 70 (14.5) 11 (5–12) 0.816 b
 No 414 (85.5) 11 (6–12)  
Neonatal Resuscitation(n = 484)
 Yes 24 (4.9) 11 (10.3–12) 0.234 b
 No 460 (95.1) 11 (6–12)  
  1. a Data are presented as median [interquartile range]
  2. b Mann–Whitney U tests
  3. c P value of Spearman rank correlation test
  4. d Spearman rank correlation between the written characteristics and the LMUP value
  5. e Kruskal–Wallis tests