Table 4

Interventions and outcomes in births within 60 minutes of start of OU care after transfer
Instrumental birth Caesarean birth Adverse neonatal outcome1 Apgar <7 at 5 minutes
Transfers n %2 95% CI n %2 95% CI n %2 95% CI n %2 95% CI
Home (Nā€‰=ā€‰16415 births3)
Potentially urgent transfers (before birth) 633 82 13.4 10.2-16.6 17 2.8 1.5-4.1 16 2.7 1.0-4.5 9 1.5 0.4-2.6
Non-urgent transfers (before birth) 844 9 1.0 0.3-1.6 1 0.2 0.0-0.5 1 0.1 0.0-0.3 2 0.2 0.0-0.6
All transfers starting before birth 2181 105 4.9 3.7-6.0 36 1.9 1.1-2.7 21 1.2 0.5-1.9 17 1.0 0.4-1.6
FMU (Nā€‰=ā€‰11085 births3)
Potentially urgent transfers (before birth) 616 100 15.7 13.0-18.3 15 3.0 1.2-4.9 11 1.8 0.6-3.0 6 1.0 0.1-1.9
Non-urgent transfers (before birth) 656 5 0.6 0.1-1.1 3 0.4 0.0-0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
All transfers starting before birth 1760 118 6.3 5.2-7.5 31 1.8 1.2-2.5 15 0.8 0.4-1.2 6 0.3 0.1-0.6

1Intrapartum stillbirth, neonatal admission (within 48 hours of birth) or early neonatal death.

2Weighted% of transfers in that category from each setting.

3Includes only those women with no inconsistencies in recorded transfer times.

Rowe et al.

Rowe et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:224   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-224

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