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Outcome of teenage pregnancy in Rajavithi Hospital.
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PMID:  20196404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes between pregnant teenage girls (age <20 yrs) and pregnant adults (age 20-34 yrs). MATERIAL AND METHOD: Seven hundred and fifty pregnant teenagers admitted and delivered at Rajavithi Hospital during November 8, 2006 and December 22, 2007 were enrolled in the study. A control group included 750 pregnant adults delivered during the same period. RESULTS: Preterm labor was the significant antepartum complication in the teenage mothers while diabetes mellitus was the significant one in the adult mothers as compared to those in the other groups. Teenage mothers had significantly higher incidence of cesarean delivery than that in the adult mothers. The neonates of the teenage mothers showed higher number of complications than those of the adult mothers. CONCLUSION: Pregnant teenage girls had more maternal and neonatal complications than those of pregnant adults.
Ekachai Kovavisarach; Supanan Chairaj; Kasorn Tosang; Suvanna Asavapiriyanont; Uraiwan Chotigeat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-03     Completed Date:  2010-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rajavithi Hospital, College of Medicine, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Chi-Square Distribution
Cohort Studies
Delivery, Obstetric / methods
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Pregnancy in Adolescence*
Risk Factors
Statistics, Nonparametric
Thailand / epidemiology

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