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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of stillbirth cases (N = 42)

From: A retrospective autopsy study of 42 cases of stillbirth in Avicenna Research Institute

Variables N %
Child sex
 Male 22 52.4
 Female 18 42.9
 Unclear 2 4.8
Mothers age
 Less than 18 years 1 2.8
 18–35 36 85.7
 More than 35 years 5 11.9
Delivery type
 Vaginal 25 59.5
 Caesarian 12 28.6
 Missing data 5 11.9
Gravidity
 1 gravida 19 45.2
 2–4 gravida 22 52.4
 More than 4 gravida 1 2.4
Parity
 0–1 40 95.2
 2–4 2 4.8
  ≥ 5 0 0.0
Gestational age
 Preterm (22–36 weeks) 37 88.1
 Term (37–41 weeks) 4 9.5
 Post term (≥ 42 weeks) 0 0.0
 Missing data 1 2.4
Fetus weight
 Less than 999gr 23 54.8
 1000–1499gr 6 14.3
 1500–2499gr 3 7.1
 2500–4000gr 4 9.5
 More than 4000gr 1 2.4
 Missing data 5 11.9
Fetal stage
 Early (22–28 weeks) 22 52.4
 Late (≥ 28 weeks) 19 45.2
 Missing data 1 2.4