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Table 3 Frequency of neonatal outcomes according to maternal age group

From: The effect of advanced maternal age on perinatal outcomes in nulliparous singleton pregnancies

  Maternal Age Groups p
Neonatal Outcomes Total < 35 years (a) (n = 471) 35–39 years (b) (n = 399) ≥40 years (c) (n = 87) a vs.b a vs. c b vs. c
Low birthweight < 2500 g 110 54 (11.4) 46 (11.5) 10 (11.4) 0.980 0.999 0.987
First minute APGAR score < 7 194 91 (19.3) 83 (20.8) 18 (20.7) 0.793 0.788 0.960
Fifth minute APGAR score < 7 42 22 (4.6) 17 (4.2) 3 (3.4) 0.810 0.209 0.311
Neonatal intensive care unit requirement 185 77 (16.3) 89 (22.3) 17 (19.5) 0.019 0.041 0.027
Neonatal morbidity 66 32 (6.8) 27 (6.7) 6 (6.8) 0.955 0.989 0.881
  1. Data are presented as n (%)
  2. Neonatal morbidity includes; sepsis, pneumonia, respiratory distress syndrome, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, intraventricular hemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis