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Table 4 Correlations between serum selenium levels and the studied parameters in patients group

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

Item Serum selenium level
  r p
Neonatal age (days) 0.05 0.70
Gestational age (weeks) 0.18 0.1
Birth weight (kg) 0.01 0.90
Apgar score at 5 min 0.90 0.001b
Hb (g/dl) 0.43 0.001a
Platelets/mm3 0.76 0.01a
WBCs/mm3 −0.11 0.402
pH 0.29 0.04a
Base deficit (mmol/L) −0.31 0.01a
Urea(mg/dl) −0.08 0.49
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.01 0.70
ALT(Unit/ L) −0.30 0.01a
AST(Unit/L) −0.49 0.001a
Na (mmol/L) −0.01 0.92
K (mmol/L) 0.03 0.78
Ca (mmol/L) 0.38 0.002a
  1. asignificant, bhighly significant
  2. Hb hemoglobin, WBCs white blood cells, ALT alanine transferase enzyme, AST aspartate transferase enzyme, Na sodium, K potassium, Ca calcium