Preterm Labor: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: Generally defined as birth <37 weeks. See also tests to determine Risk of Preterm Labor. The patients here are symptomatic with labor.
|Population / Calculator||Prevalence||Comments / Study / Link|
|women hospitalized for preterm labor between 18 and 34 completed weeks' gestation||13.4%||for delivery <35wk
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jan;194(1):138-43. PMID 16389023
|Women with preterm labor||17.1%||for delivery within 28 days
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2002 Jan;81(1):58-63. PMID 11942889