Table 2

All births: prevalence and unadjusted ORs with 95% CIs for various adverse outcomes among singletons born at term, without congenital anomalies in cephalic and breech positions

Number of infants with adverse outcomeTotal number of infants*Prevalence per 1000 (CI)OR (CI)
Stillbirths
 Cephalic794503 3471.6 (1.5 to 1.7)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech4716 7002.8 (2.1 to 3.7)1.8 (1.3 to 2.4)
Stillbirth antepartum
 Cephalic733503 2861.5 (1.4 to 1.6)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech4016 6932.4 (1.8 to 3.3)1.6 (1.2 to 2.3)
Stillbirth intrapartum
 Cephalic61502 6140.1 (0.1 to 0.2)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech716 6000.4 (0.2 to 0.9)3.5 (1.6 to 7.6)
NNM*
 Cephalic225502 5530.5 (0.4 to 0.5)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech1416 6530.8 (0.5 to 1.4)1.9 (1.1 to 3.2)
CP†
 Cephalic498502 5241.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech2216 6501.3 (0.9 to 2.0)1.3 (0.9 to 2.1)
Composite outcome‡
 Cephalic784502 5851.6 (1.5 to 1.7)1.0 (Reference)
 Breech4316 6572.6 (1.9 to 3.5)1.7 (1.2 to 2.3)
  • *Removed stillbirths from the denominator in the analyses of NNM and CP.

  • †Removed postneonatal CP from the denominator in the analyses of CP as outcome.

  • ‡Comprising intrapartum death, NNM and CP.

  • NNM, neonatal mortality; CP, cerebral palsy.