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Table 3 Clinical conditions and risk of perinatal death in newborns whose mothers had severe obstetric complications

From: Still births, neonatal deaths and neonatal near miss cases attributable to severe obstetric complications: a prospective cohort study in two referral hospitals in Uganda

Characteristic Perinatal and neonatal deaths (n = 626) ΩNear miss and uncomplicated newborns (n = 1516) Crude risk ratios and 95% CI p-values
Hemorrhage     
None 10 (4.1) 28 (11.6) Ref  
Antepartum 60 (24.5) 56 (23.2) 3.00 (1.33–6.73) 0.008
Postpartum 69 (28.3 125 (51.9) 1.55 (0.70–3.37) 0.274
Ruptured uterus 106 (43.3) 32 (13.3) 9.07 (4.27–21.12) <0.001
Obstructed labor 110 (17.5) 200 (13.1) 2.26 (1.56–3.62) 0.002
Hypertensive disorders     
Mild or no preeclampsia 461 (73.6) 1294 (85.4) Ref  
Severe preeclampsia 83 (13.3) 126 (8.3) 1.84 (1.37–2.49) 0.001
Eclampsia 73 (11.6) 92 (6.1) 2.22 (1.60–3.08) 0.01
Chronic Hypertension 3 (0.5) 1 (0.0) 8.42 (0.87–81.15) 0.065
HELLP Syndrome 6 (1.0) 3 (0.2) 5.61 (1.40–22.45) 0.015
  1. ΩNeonatal near miss cases and newborns with minimal or no neonatal complications.