Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 12, Number 7—July 2006

Smallpox during Pregnancy and Maternal Outcomes

Hiroshi Nishiura*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliation: *University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany; †Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

Main Article

Table A3

Comparison of the frequency of deaths among pregnant and nonpregnant patients, according to data from 19th- and early 20th-century outbreaks*

Reference Nonpregnant

Cases Deaths Cases Deaths p value* OR (95% CI)†
Meyer (1), 1868–1872 1116 163 76 23 <0.01 2.5 (1.5–4.3)
van der Willigen (3), 1893–1894 352 39 80 12 0.33 1.4 (0.7–2.8)
Rao (6), 1959–1962 348 29 94 26 <0.01 4.2 (2.3–7.6)

†OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

Main Article

Page created: December 16, 2011
Page updated: December 16, 2011
Page reviewed: December 16, 2011
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.