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Table 3 Adverse pregnancy outcomes among all mothers who gave consent to enter the BCGR triala

From: Factors associated with birthweight and adverse pregnancy outcomes among children in rural Guinea-Bissau - a prospective observational study

Maternal BCG-scarb Total number of pregnanciesc Number of adverse pregnancy outcomes (%) Prevalence Ratio [95% CI]d P-value
All adverse pregnancy outcomes among all pregnanciesa 0.06
Scar 848 82 (10) Reference  
No scar 472 59 (13) 1.29 [0.99, 1.68]  
Miscarriage among all pregnancies 0.72
Scar 848 28 (3) Reference  
No scar 472 14 (3) 0.90 [0.50, 1.63]  
Still born among all pregnancies not resulting in a miscarriage 0.06
Scar 820 37 (5) Reference  
No scar 458 32 (7) 1.55 [0.98, 2.44]  
Early neonatal deaths among all pregnancies resulting in at least one live birth 0.20
Scar 784 17 (2) Reference  
No scar 429 14 (3) 1.51 [0.81, 2.80]  
  1. a) Miscarriages, still births and early neonatal deaths (death prior to enrolment in the BCGR trial)
  2. b) 4 mothers had missing scar information
  3. c) Including 22 twin pregnancies
  4. d) Standard error adjusted for village cluster