Table 2

NICU admission by maternal age and race, controlling for maternal insurance status and history of a previous cesarean section
Maternal race Maternal age, insurance status and history of previous c-section Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval
White/Non- Hispanic 14 - 18 years old .964 (0.957 - 0.971)
19 - 34 years old 1
35–49 years old 1.256 (1.249 - 1.264)
Private insurance 1
Public insurance 1.788 (1.778 - 1.798)
No history of previous c-section 1
History of previous c-section 1.426 (1.417 - 1.435)
Black/Non-Hispanic 14 - 18 years old .935 (0.926 - 0.945)
19 - 34 years old 1
35 - 49 years old 1.476 (1.460 - 1.493)
Private insurance 1
Public insurance .944 (0.936 - 0.952)
No History of previous c-section 1
History of previous c-section 1.234 (1.219 - 1.248)
Hispanic 14 - 18 years old 1.175 (1.163 - 1.186)
19 - 34 years old 1
35 - 49 years old 1.204 (1.191 - 1.217)
Private insurance 1
Public insurance 1.354 (1.342 - 1.365)
No History of previous c-section 1
History of previous c-section 1.220 (1.206 - 1.234)

de Jongh et al.

de Jongh et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:97   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-97

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