TABLE 3

Cause of Death in Term and Late-Preterm Infants (<365 Days)

COD12345678Total
Late preterm12418103917115197
    SGA, n (% within group)50 (75)6 (9)2 (3)0 (0)1 (2)3 (4)0 (0)5 (7)67 (100)
    AGA, n (% within group)61 (56)10 (9)5 (5)3 (3)6 (6)13 (12)1 (1%)9 (8)108 (100)
    LGA, n (% within group)13 (59)2 (9)3 (13)0 (0)2 (9)1 (5)0 (0)1 (5)22 (100)
Term12010192712562828300
    SGA, n (% within group)40 (53)1 (1)5 (7)7 (9)2 (3)7 (9)8 (10)6 (8)76 (100)
    AGA, n (% within group)71 (37)6 (3)10 (5)18 (9)10 (5)44 (23)15 (8)20 (10)194 (100)
    LGA, n (% within group)9 (30)3 (10)4 (13)2 (7)0 (0)5 (16)5 (17)2 (7)30 (100)
  • COD indicates cause of death; 1, congenital conditions; 2, immaturity-related conditions; 3, asphyxia-related conditions; 4, infections; 5, other specific conditions; 6, sudden infant death syndrome; 7, external causes; 8, remaining causes. COD groups were proposed by the ICE on birth weight, plurality, perinatal, and infant mortality.11