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Table 4 Relationship of preterm birth, low birth weight and birth weight with fasting

From: Experiences and outcomes of maternal Ramadan fasting during pregnancy: results from a sub-cohort of the Born in Bradford birth cohort study

  Unadjusted Adjusted*
Preterm birth OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
None 1   1  
1-9 days 0.90 (0.10-7.82) 0.93 -  
10-19 days 0.90 (0.10-7.82) 0.93 0.68 (0.1-10.7) 0.79
20-29 days 1.33 (0.26-6.78) 0.73 0.22 (0.1-1.8) 0.16
Low birth weight     
None 1   1  
1-9 days 0.45 (0.06-3.59) 0.45 1.04 (0.11-9.59) 0.97
10-19 days 0.45 (0.06-3.59) 0.45 1.40 (0.15-13.26) 0.77
20-29 days 0.97 (0.36-2.62) 0.95 2.23 (0.71-6.29) 0.17
Birth weight, mean difference, grams(SD)
None 1   1  
1-9 days 165.94 (-40.16-2-372.06) 0.11 150.89 (-201.07-502.85) 0.40
10-19 days 115.2 (-90.93-321.29) 0.27 68.41 (-252.83-389.66) 0.67
20-29 days 48.7 (-86.22-183.62) 0.48 45.61 (-276.39-367.62) 0.78
  1. *All models adjusted for age, fasting, trimester of exposure to fasting, maternal education, parity, booking BMI, height, baby’s gender and smoking.