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Table 2 Type of delivery section according to gestational age in SGA and AGA infants

From: Prenatal and post-natal cost of small for gestational age infants: a national study

   SGA delivery AGA Delivery Risk Ratio for caesarean section
AGA/SGA
  Caesarean Vaginal delivery Caesarean Vaginal delivery RR [95% CI]
Gestational age (weeks) [22–28[ (N = 1,213) 34.0% 66.0% 22.6% 77.4% 1.75 [1.37; 2.27]
[28–32[ (N = 3,346) 46.7% 53.3% 29.7% 70.3% 2.08 [1.79; 2.44]
[32–37[ (N = 29,165) 35.3% 64.7% 17.9% 82.1% 2.5 [2.38; 2.63]
[37–39[ (N = 101,974) 19.9% 80.1% 15.9% 84.1% 1.32 [1.27; 1.37]
[39–43[ (N = 344,750) 14.8% 85.2% 12.1% 87.9% 1.25 [1.22; 1.28]
  1. SGA Small for Gestational Age; AGA Appropriate for Gestational Age