Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Histological Chorioamnionitis Is Increased at Extremes of Gestation in Stillbirth: A Population-Based Study

Table 2

Relationship of fetal response to spontaneous onset of labour and unexplained fetal death.

Fetal response (%)Absence of fetal response (%)Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CI)Adjusted odds ratio* (95% CI)P value

Spontaneous onset of labour ( )65 (67%)238 (27%)5.4 (3.5–8.6)4.4 (2.7–7.2)< 0.0001
Unexplained death ( )15 (16%)454 (53%)6.1 (3.5–10.7)4.5 (2.4 – 8.4)<0.0001

*Adjusted for: fetal growth restriction < 10th percentile, bleeding during pregnancy, maternal medical conditions, maternal hypertension, fetal or maternal proven infection, and gestational age.