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Table 2 The incidence of complications and perinatal morbidity

From: A thick placenta: a predictor of adverse pregnancy outcomes

  Thick placentas (n = 138) Controls (n = 3045) p value
eC/S 31 (22.5%) 410 (13.5%) < 0.05
NRFS 42 (30.4%) 458 (15.0%) < 0.05
SGA 28 (20.3%) 371 (12.2%) < 0.05
IUFD 1 (0.7%) 12 (0.4%) N.S.
Abruptio placentae 4 (2.9%) 29 (1.0%) < 0.05
PIH 14 (10.1%) 86 (2.8%) < 0.05
GDM 3 (2.2%) 23 (0.8%) N.S.
Congenital anomalies 13 (9.4%) 96 (3.2%) < 0.05
  1. Number (%). N.S., not significant. eCS, emergency cesarean section.
  2. NRFS, non-reassuring fetal status. SGA, small for gestational.
  3. IUFD, intrauterine fetal death. PIH, pregnancy induced hypertension.
  4. GDM, gestational diabetes mellitus.