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Table 5 The need for advanced delivery room resuscitation and indication for C section

From: A review of delivery room resuscitation in very low birth weight infants in a middle income country

Indication No ADRR (582)
n (%)
ADRR (67)
n (%)
p value
Absent end diastolic placental blood flow 7 (1.2) 0 (0) p = 0.243
Antepartum haemorrhage 49 (8.4) 12 (17.9)
Cord prolapse 2 (0.3) 1 (1.5)
Decreased liquor 4 (0.7) 0 (0)
Fetal distress 62 (10.7) 4 (6.0)
Malpresentation 7 (1.2) 0 (0)
Miscellaneous 4 (0.7) 1 (1.5)
Proteinuric hypertension 377 (64.8) 44 (65.0)
Poor obstetric history 19 (3.3) 1 (1.5)
Prolonged rupture of membranes 14 (2.4) 1 (1.5)