TABLE 2

Occurrence of Neonatal Death and CP for SGA and non-SGA Singletons Born Alive During 1996–2003 in Norway With Low and High Apgar Scores, Including and Excluding Children With Congenital Malformations

Low Apgar Scores (≤3 at 5 min)High Apgar Scores (>3 at 5 min)
All Children, nNeonatal Death, n (%)CP, n (%)Adverse Outcome, n (%)All Children, nNeonatal Death, n (%)CP, n (%)Adverse Outcome, n (%)
Congenital malformations included
 SGA8322 (27)6 (7)28 (34)36 33876 (0.2)63 (0.2)139 (0.4)
 Non-SGA46782 (18)26 (6)108 (23)361 596180 (0.05)235 (0.06)415 (0.1)
 Sum550104 (19)32 (6)136 (25)397 934256 (0.06)298 (0.07)554 (0.1)
 P .07.61.05<.001<.001<.001
Congenital malformations excluded
 SGA6512 (18)6 (9)18 (28)34 83724 (0.07)56 (0.2)80 (0.2)
 Non-SGA42568 (16)22 (5)90 (21)349 33790 (0.03)213 (0.06)303 (0.1)
 Sum49080 (16)28 (6)108 (22)384 174114 (0.03)269 (0.07)383 (0.1)
 P .59.24.26<.001<.001<.001