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Table 3 Consequences among babies with birth defects

From: Burden and consequence of birth defects in Nepal-evidence from prospective cohort study

Variables Birth defect No Birth defect p-value cOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)a p-value
Low birth weight (n=14,676) 99 (0.7%) Ref 0.18 1.17 (0.93–1.45) 1.15 (0.92–1.44) 0.23
Birth asphyxia (n=4971) 53 (1.1%) Ref < 0.001 1.94 (1.46–2.59) 1.88 (1.41–2.51) < 0.001
Neonatal infection (n=1462) 17 (1.2%) Ref 0.004 2.05 (1.26–3.33) 1.82 (1.12–2.96) 0.02
Pre-discharge mortality (n=1149) 21 (1.8%) Ref < 0.001 3.31 (2.13–5.14) 3.00 (1.93–4.69) < 0.001
  1. aadjusted with age of mother, sex of the baby, parity and multiple delivery