Table 1

Maternal and infants characteristics in pregnancies where the child was born in breech or in cephalic position

Breech positionCephalic position
n
16 700
(%)
(100)
n
503 347
(%)
(100)
Maternal age*
 ≤19 years290(2)11 889(2)
 20–34 years13 412(80)409 401(81)
 ≥35 years2 998(18)82 031(17)
Parity
 Nullipara9 280(56)199 822(40)
 Primipara4 599(27)184 068(36)
 >1 para2 822(17)119 457(24)
Sex†
 Male7 540(45)257 128(51)
 Female9 160(55)246 216(49)
 Small-for-gestational age‡424(2.5)7 130(1.4)
Apgar score at 5 min§
 0–393(0.6)1 477(0.3)
 4–6427(2.4)7 913(1.7)
 7–1016 139(97)492 858(98)
  • *Information on maternal age were missing in 26 children in cephalic.

  • †Information on sex were missing in one child in cephalic.

  • ‡Information on small-for-gestational age were missing in 12 children in breech and 361 in cephalic.

  • §Information on Apgar at 5 min were missing in 41 children in breech and 1099 in cephalic.