Table 5

Restricted to breech deliveries: prevalence and unadjusted ORs with 95% CIs for various adverse outcomes among singletons in breech position born at term, without congenital anomalies according to actual and planned mode of delivery

Number of infants with adverse outcomeTotal number of infants*Prevalence per 1000 (CI)OR (CI)
NNM*
 Actual mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery911 1350.8 (0.4 to 1.5)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery55 5180.9 (0.4 to 2.1)1.1 (0.4 to 3.3)
 Planned mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery68 7800.7 (0.3 to 1.5)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery87 8731.0 (0.5 to 2.0)1.5 (0.5 to 4.3)
CP
 Actual mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery1611 1331.4 (0.9 to 2.3)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery65 5171.1 (0.5 to 2.4)0.8 (0.3 to 1.9)
 Planned mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery128 7781.4 (0.8 to 2.4)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery107 8721.3 (0.7 to 2.3)0.9 (0.4 to 2.2)
Composite outcome‡
 Actual mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery2611 1342.3 (1.6 to 3.4)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery175 5233.1 (1.9 to 4.9)1.3 (0.7 to 2.4)
 Planned mode of delivery
  Caesarean delivery198 7792.2 (1.4 to 3.4)1.0 (Reference)
  Vaginal delivery247 8783.0 (2.1 to 4.5)1.4 (0.8 to 2.6)
  • *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.