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Table 3 Macerated and non-macerated stillbirths by ACT intervention group

From: The global network antenatal corticosteroids trial: impact on stillbirth

  Total
Characteristic, N (%) Intervention Control
All stillbirths, N 1,304 1,264
 Maceration 467 (35.8) 385 (30.5)
 No maceration 837 (64.2) 879 (69.5)
Birth weight percentilea   
  < 5th 601 612
  Maceration 251 (41.8) 222 (36.3)
  No maceration 350 (58.2) 390 (63.7)
 5–24 161 139
  Maceration 54 (33.5) 38 (27.3)
  No maceration 107 (66.5) 101 (72.7)
 25–49 110 102
  Maceration 28 (25.5) 22 (21.6)
  No maceration 82 (74.5) 80 (78.4)
 50–74 83 74
  Maceration 21 (25.3) 12 (16.2)
  No maceration 62 (74.7) 62 (83.8)
 75+ 105 87
  Maceration 20 (19.0) 11 (12.6)
  No maceration 85 (81.0) 76 (87.4)
Birth weight categorizedb   
  < 1000 g 161 197
  Maceration 70 (43.5) 71 (36.0)
  No maceration 91 (56.5) 126 (64.0)
 1000–1499 g 272 215
  Maceration 122 (44.9) 82 (38.1)
  No maceration 150 (55.1) 133 (61.9)
 1500–2499 g 360 365
  Maceration 139 (38.6) 127 (34.8)
  No maceration 221 (61.4) 238 (65.2)
 2500+ g 466 441
  Maceration 116 (24.9) 94 (21.3)
  No maceration 350 (75.1) 347 (78.7)
Preterm 645 681
  Maceration 258 (40.0) 226 (33.2)
  No maceration 387 (60.0) 455 (66.8)
  1. aSite-specific birth weight percentile (measured and estimated weights combined)
  2. bBirth weight (measured and estimated weights combined)