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Table 2 Comparison of outcomes in those with and without perinatal deaths among women with obstructed labour

From: Incidence and determinants of perinatal mortality among women with obstructed labour in eastern Uganda: a prospective cohort study

Outcome Perinatal death [n = 548(%)] Crude RR P-value
Yes/No (%) (95%CI)
Mean fetal weight (Kg) 0.95 (0.52–1.71) 0.844
 <  2.5 2/14 (14.3) 1.36 (0.36–5.16) 0.660
 2.5–3.5 34/335 (61) 1
 >  3.5 20/143 (14) 1.33 (0.79–2.24) 0.970
Cord blood lactate at birth, mmol/L
Umbilical arterya 1.19 (1.15–1.24) <  0.001
  Normal lactate (<=4.8) 1/110 (0.9) 1
  High lactate (>  4.8) 55/382 (14.4) 13.97 (1.95–100.03) 0.006
Umbilical veina 1.24 (1.18–1.30) <  0.001
  Normal lactate (<=4.8) 1/132 (0.8) 1
  High lactate (>  4.8) 55/360 (15.3) 17.6 (2.46–126.4) 0.003
One-minute Apgar Score
 Normal (> =7) 4/90 (4.4) 1
 Abnormal (<  7) 52/402 (12.9) 37.17 (13.68–101.01 <  0.001
Five-minute Apgar score
 Normal (> =7) 6/481 (1.2) 1
 Abnormal (<  7) 50/11 (454) 66.53 (29.76–148.75) <  0.001
  1. a Median and interquartile range (N = 490)