Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the study population.

Characteristics:

Study group:


Female

No. (%)

117 (47)

Male

No. (%)

134 (53)

Gestational Age (week)

p0.5 (p0.05 - p0.95)

38 4/7 (32 6/7 - 41 2/7)

Fullterm

No. (%)

189 (75)

Preterm

No. (%)

62 (25)

Birth weight (g)

p0.5 (p0.05 - p0.95)

3140 (1655 - 4110)

Birth mode

Spontaneous

No. (%)

98 (39)

Vacuum extraction

No. (%)

34 (14)

Caesarean section

No. (%)

119 (47)

Apgar score at 5 minutes

p0.5 (p0.05 - p0.95)

9 (7 - 9)

Umbilical artery pH

p0.5 (p0.05 - p0.95)

7.3 (7.1 - 7.4)

Age at commencement of recording (min)

p0.5 (p0.05 - p0.95)

60 (15 - 225)


p0.5 = 50th percentile = median, p0.05 = 5th percentile, p0.95 = 95th percentile

R├╝egger et al. BMC Pediatrics 2010 10:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-35

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