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Table 2 Maternal and perinatal outcomes

From: Adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in adolescent pregnancies: The Global Network’s Maternal Newborn Health Registry study

  South Asian Sites (N=166,882) Sub-Saharan African and Latin American Sites (N=102,391)
  Maternal Age (years) Maternal Age (years)
  15-19 20-24 < 15 15-19 20-24
Deliveries, N 10,233 (6.1) 87,551 (52.5) 360 (0.4) 21,864 (21.4) 33,321 (32.5)
Maternal outcomes      
Antepartum hemorrhage, N (%) 147/10,188 (1.4) 881/87,395 (1.0) 7/360 (1.9) 385/21,830 (1.8) 491/33,289 (1.5)
Hypertensive disorders, N (%) 271/10,180 (2.7) 2,252/87,340 (2.6) 4/360 (1.1) 462/21,808 (2.1) 635/33,248 (1.9)
Obstructed labor, N (%) 1,426/10,190 (14.0) 10,871/87,355 (12.4) 39/360 (10.8) 2,073/21,819 (9.5) 2,564/33,274 (7.7)
Postpartum hemorrhage, N (%) 68/10,189 (0.7) 493/87,398 (0.6) 7/360 (1.9) 630/21,823 (2.9) 1,025/33,280 (3.1)
Suspected infection (sepsis), n/N (%) 65/10,070 (0.6) 313/86,385 (0.4) 2/359 (0.6) 87/21,706 (0.4) 143/33,105 (0.4)
42-day maternal mortality ratio, n/N (rate/100,000 LB) 19/9,965 (191) 124/85,653 (145) 0/356 (0) 17/21,546 (79) 21/33,028 (64)
Fetal/Neonatal outcomes      
Births, N 10,292 88,175 361 21,970 33,558
Preterm birth, n/N (%) 1,211/10,087 (12.0) 9,035/86,945 (10.4) 57/309 (18.4) 2,425/21,073 (11.5) 2,856/32,421 (8.8)
LBW < 2500g, n/N (%) 1,911/10,266 (18.6) 14,106/87,866 (16.1) 50/361 (13.9) 1,900/21,930 (8.7) 2,177/33,508 (6.5)
Stillbirths, n/N (rate/1,000) 323/10,288 (31.4) 2,477/88,130 (28.1) 5/361 (13.9) 422/21,968 (19.2) 527/33,555 (15.7)
Live births, n/N (%) 9,965/10,269 (97.0) 85,653/87,923 (97.4) 356/361 (98.6) 21,546/21,965 (98.1) 33,028/33,547 (98.5)
Neonatal mortality 7 day, n/N (rate/1,000) 281/9,938 (28.3) 1,836/85,411 (21.5) 8/355 (22.5) 325/21,409 (15.2) 383/32,841 (11.7)
Neonatal mortality 28 day, n/N (rate/1,000) 336/9,938 (33.8) 2,260/85,411 (26.5) 9/355 (25.4) 412/21,409 (19.2) 491/32,841 (15.0)
Perinatal mortality 7 day, n/N (rate/1,000) 604/10,261 (58.9) 4,313/87,888 (49.1) 13/360 (36.1) 747/21,831 (34.2) 910/33,368 (27.3)