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Table 3 Demographic data and Apgar score of studied groups

From: Correlations between maternal and neonatal serum selenium levels in full term neonates with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Characters Patients Controls P – value
N = 60 N = 20
Neonatal age (days) Range 1–7 1–7 0.4
Mean ± SD 3.57 ± 1.960 3.15 ± 2.033  
Gestational age (weeks) Range 37–42 37–42 0.8
Mean ± SD 39.08 ± 1.418 39.15 ± 1.387
Birth weight (kg) Range 2.7–4.5 2.9–4.3 0.2
Mean ± SD 3.245 ± 0.1780 3.195 ± 0.1957
Sex Male 28 (46.7 %) 8 (40 %) 0.7
Female 32 (53.3 %) 12 (60 %)
Maternal age (years) Range 19–38 18–33 0.7
  Mean ± SD 23.5 ± 11.4 22.4 ± 10.8  
Mode of delivery Vaginal 26 (43.3 %) 8 (40 %) 0.8
CS 34 (56.7 %) 12 (60 %)
Apgar score at 1 min Range 2–5 8–10 0.001b
Mean ± SD 3.06 ± 1.40 8 ± 0.78
Apgar score at 5 min Range 3–7 8–10 0.001b
Mean ± SD 4.15 ± 1.51 9 ± 0.89
  1. asignificant, bhighly significant