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Table 5 Comparison of maternal and infant perinatal outcomes between the febrile and the afebrile groups

From: Nomogram for perinatal prediction of intrapartum fever: a retrospective case–control study

  Febrile (n = 104) Afebrile (n = 593) P
Transferred to caesarean delivery 27 (26%) 0 (0%)  < 0.001
Bleeding during delivery 250 (100) 300 (200)  < 0.001
Antibiotic     < 0.001
Yes 65 (90.3%) 106 (25.5%)  
No 7 (9.7%) 309 (74.5%)  
Indometacin 18(17.3%) 0(0%)  < 0.001
Paracetamol 6(5.8%) 0(0%)  < 0.001
Apgar score < 7 at 5 min 6 (5.8%) 4 (0.7%) 0.001