Table 4

Distribution of causes of stillbirths16 according to maternal coffee consumption during pregnancy among mothers of 82 stillborn children, Aarhus, Denmark, 1989-96. Figures are numbers (percentage) of infants

Coffee (cups/day)
Cause of stillbirth<4 (n=14 240)≥4 (n=4238)
Congenital malformations6 (0.4)0
Unexplained intrauterine death4 (0.3)9 (2.1)
Fetoplacental dysfunction19 (1.4)8 (1.9)
Antepartum haemorrhage6 (0.4)8 (1.9)
Maternal disease3 (0.2)5 (1.2)
Intrapartum event5 (0.4)2 (0.5)
Conditions due to preterm delivery00
Infections2 (0.1)2 (0.5)
Other specific conditions3 (0.2)0
Unclassifiable00
Total4834