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Table 2 Characteristics and Delivery Outcome by Global Network Region, 2010–2016

From: Trends and determinants of stillbirth in developing countries: results from the Global Network’s Population-Based Birth Registry

  Africa India Pakistan Guatemala
SB LB SB LB SB LB SB LB
Births, N 2216 106,315 4415 172,594 4322 74,531 1228 61,490
Maternal age, N (%)
 < 20 533 (24.1) 24,582 (23.2) 315 (7.1) 11,682 (6.8) 175 (4.1) 3060 (4.1) 181 (14.7) 10,168 (16.5)
 20–35 1468 (66.5) 75,235 (70.9) 4066 (92.2) 160,352 (93.0) 3825 (88.8) 67,432 (90.7) 789 (64.3) 44,890 (73.0)
 > 35 208 (9.4) 6330 (6.0) 28 (0.6) 442 (0.3) 306 (7.1) 3863 (5.2) 258 (21.0) 6416 (10.4)
Education, N (%)
 No formal education 123 (5.6) 6062 (5.7) 675 (15.4) 22,345 (13.0) 3788 (88.0) 60,793 (81.8) 315 (25.7) 10,087 (16.4)
 Primary 1018 (46.2) 48,681 (45.9) 1099 (25.0) 38,196 (22.2) 274 (6.4) 6111 (8.2) 700 (57.0) 35,557 (57.8)
 Secondary+ 1064 (48.3) 51,294 (48.4) 2619 (59.6) 111,363 (64.8) 244 (5.7) 7419 (10.0) 213 (17.3) 15,831 (25.8)
Parity, N (%)
 0 675 (30.5) 29,202 (27.5) 2104 (47.8) 75,531 (43.9) 872 (20.9) 13,322 (18.4) 312 (25.4) 17,350 (28.2)
 1–2 721 (32.6) 40,886 (38.5) 1997 (45.4) 87,891 (51.1) 1109 (26.5) 24,387 (33.7) 332 (27.0) 23,255 (37.8)
 ≥ 3 815 (36.9) 36,102 (34.0) 299 (6.8) 8630 (5.0) 2199 (52.6) 34,624 (47.9) 584 (47.6) 20,879 (34.0)
≥ 1 ANC visit, N (%) 2091 (94.4) 104,967 (98.8) 4387 (99.5) 172,066 (99.9) 3581 (83.3) 65,868 (88.6) 1151 (93.8) 59,452 (96.8)
Delivery location, N (%)
 Hospital 676 (30.5) 18,210 (17.1) 3128 (70.8) 115,866 (67.2) 1437 (33.3) 23,728 (31.8) 659 (53.7) 28,647 (46.6)
 Clinic 690 (31.2) 46,467 (43.7) 557 (12.6) 49,109 (28.5) 1067 (24.7) 19,491 (26.2) 26 (2.1) 1756 (2.9)
 Home/Other 849 (38.3) 41,637 (39.2) 730 (16.5) 7569 (4.4) 1817 (42.1) 31,286 (42.0) 543 (44.2) 31,087 (50.6)
Preterm N (%) 975 (50.3) 11,724 (11.6) 2848 (66.6) 16,163 (9.6) 2402 (63.6) 12,105 (17.1) 481 (41.1) 5961 (9.9)
Birth weight < 2500 g, N (%) 970 (46.3) 4551 (4.3) 3089 (77.0) 27,119 (15.7) 2391 (63.0) 13,824 (18.6) 598 (52.5) 8794 (14.3)