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Table 3 Perinatal adverse outcome among women with SIPI and NIPI

From: Spectrum of maternal and perinatal outcomes among parturient women with preceding short inter-pregnancy interval at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania

  Inter-pregnancy interval
SIPI N = 150 NIPI N = 300  
  n(%) n(%) p-value
Birth weight    
<2500 g 40(26.7) 12(4.0) <0.01
≥2500 g 110(77.3) 288(96.0)
Prematurity    
Present 44(29.3) 9(3.0) ˝
Absent 106(70.7) 291(97.0)
Length of hosp stay    
>24 hrs. 123(82) 27(9.0) ˝
≤24 hrs. 27(18) 273(91)  
SGA   
Present 35(23.3) 9(3.0) ˝
Absent 115(76.7) 291(97.0)  
Apgar score at 5th minute    
0-6 38(25.6) 11(3.7) ˝
7-10 112(74.7) 289(96.3)