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Table 3 Maternal outcomes of adolescent deliveries

From: Adolescent deliveries in rural Cameroon: an 8-year trend, prevalence and adverse maternofoetal outcomes

Outcome Adolescent (Age < 20 years) Adult (Age ≥ 20 years) OR (95% CI) p – value
Postpartum haemorrhage
 Yes, n (%) 0 (0.0) 7 (0.5)
 No, n (%) 368 (100.0) 1796 (99.5)   
Caesarean delivery
 Yes, n (%) 2 (0.5) 14 (1.0) 0.6 (0.1–2.6) 0.337
 No, n (%) 365 (99.5) 1421 (99.0)   
Second - fourth degree perineal tear
 Yes n (%) 32 (8.7) 45 (3.1) 2.9 (1.8–4.7) <0.001
 No, n (%) 336 (91.3) 1390 (96.7)   
  1. OR odd’s ratio, CI confidence interval, n frequency