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Table 5 Association of cause of death (PSANZ Classification) in stillbirths by maternal perception of reduced foetal movements

From: A better understanding of the association between maternal perception of foetal movements and late stillbirth—findings from an individual participant data meta-analysis

PSANZ code for cause of death Reduced foetal movements
Chi-square = 24.60, p = 0.003
Yes % No %
1. Congenital abnormality 1 0.3% 1 0.4%
2. Perinatal infection 17 4.6% 13 5.6%
3. Hypertension 16 4.3% 11 4.7%
4. Antepartum haemorrhage (APH) 29 7.8% 30 12.9%
5. Maternal conditions 20 5.4% 17 7.3%
6. Specific perinatal conditions 36 9.7% 24 10.3%
7. Hypoxic peripartum death 14 3.8% 22 9.4%
8. Foetal growth restriction (FGR) 59 15.9% 24 10.3%
9. Spontaneous preterm (< 37 weeks gestation) 0 0.0% 3 1.3%
10. Unexplained antepartum death 180 48.4% 88 37.8%