Table 2

Univariate logistic regression, factors associated with extrauterine growth restriction (EUGR)

VariablesTotal no.EUGR cases no. (%)P valueOR (95% CI)
Overall incidence of EUGR436376 (86.2)
Gender
 Female213191 (86.9)
 Male223185 (85.6)0.710.9 (0.5 to 1.6)
Birth weight
 <1500224210 (93.8)0<0.0014.9 (2.2 to 11.1)
 >1500212166 (78.3)
Weight for GA
 AGA and LGA251194 (77.3)
 SGA185182 (98.4)0<0.00117.8 (5.4 to 57.9)
Pregnancy
 Singleton260226
 Twins and triplets1761500.611.2 (0.7 to 2.0)
Major diagnosis of the preterm infants
 Infection214184 (86.0)0.871.0 (0.55 to 1.65)
 Respiratory distress syndrome190162 (85.3)0.600.8 (0.5 to 1.5)
 Perinatal asphyxia1916 (84.2)0.790.8 (0.2 to 2.9)
 Feeding problems131111 (84.7)0.550.8 (0.6 to 1.5)
 Anaemia8267 (81.7)0.180.7 (0.3 to 1.2)
Duration of hospital stay
 14–21 days224179 (79.9)
 >21 days212197 (92.9)0<0.0013.3 (1.8 to 6.1)
  • AGA, appropriate for gestational age; EUGR, extrauterine growth restriction; GA, gestational age; LGA, large for gestational age; SGA, small for gestational age.