Table 2

Neonatal and maternal outcomes

BBA
(n=4945)
Non-BBA
(n=1 092 708)
P values
Birth weight (g)*3160.6 (699.92)3370.4 (602.17)<0.001
Sex
Male46.6%51.4%<0.001
Female53.4%49.6%<0.001
Admitted to SCN/NICU20.6%15.6%<0.001
SPT0.8%1.8%<0.001
PMR (per 1000 births)34.69.3<0.001
PPH requiring transfusion (2006 onwards)1.5%0.7%<0.001
  • *Mean and SD

  • BBA, born before arrival; NICU, neonatal intensive care unit; PPH, postpartum haemorrhage; PMR, perinatal mortality rate; SCN, special care nursery; SPT, severe perineal trauma.