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Table 3 Maternal and perinatal complications related to maternal hyperglycemia

From: Maternal hyperglycemia during labor and related immediate post-partum maternal and perinatal outcomes at the Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon

Complications Hyperglycemia (N = 31) Non-hyperglycemia (N = 69) Relative risk 95 % CI p value
Maternal complications
 Perineal tears 4 6 1.48 0.45–4.89 0.52
 Caesarian section 6 8 1.67 0.63–4.40 0.30
 Instrumental delivery 2 0 10.93 0.54–221.33 0.11
 Post-partum hemorrhage 1 0 6.56 0.27–156.74 0.24
Perinatal complications
 Macrosomia 12 3 8.90 2.70–29.32 <0.001
 Intrauterine death 3 0 15.31 0.81–287.79 0.06
 Premature delivery 4 8 1.11 0.36–3.42 0.85
 Respiratory distress 2 0 10.93 0.54–221.33 0.11
 Rapid neonatal death 0 1 0.72 0.03–17.41 0.84
 Intrapartum death 0 1 0.72 0.03–17.41 0.84
  1. 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval