Table 1

Comparison of blood glucose and selected demographic variables between VD and CS newborns
Vaginal delivery (n = 43) Cesarean section (n = 17) p-value
Gestational weeks Mean = 38.4 Mean = 38.9 0.1841*
SD = 1.11 SD = 1.76
Weight (g) Mean = 3066.3 Mean = 3255.9 0.1086*
SD = 335.7 SD = 549.4
Height (cm) Mean = 50.84 Mean = 51.06 0.8037*
SD = 3.28 SD = 2.56
Head circumference (cm) Mean = 35.05 Mean = 35.77 0.4151*
SD = 3.48 SD = 1.39
Cord blood Glucose (mmol/l) Mean = 4.71 Mean = 3.78 0.0014*
SD = 1.07 SD = 0.59
Sex 0.8035
Parity 0.7411

* Independent sample t-test.

† Chi-square test.

Melkie et al.

Melkie et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:519   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-519

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