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Table 3 Relation between thrombocytopenia severity and maternal/ neonatal characteristics

From: Risk factors for severity of thrombocytopenia in full term infants: a single center study

Variable Thrombocytopenia (total 55 cases) P value
Mild/moderate
N = 26 (47.27%)
Severe
N = 29 (52.73%)
Mother’s age/years (mean ± SD) 29.69 ± 4.77 28.72 ± 3.92 0.41
Mother’s weight/kg (mean ± SD) 77.56 ± 5.67 76.34 ± 8.23 0.62
Positive consanguinity 6 (23.08%) 7 (24.14%) 0.93
Mothers had Diabetes 5 (19.23%) 3 (10.34%) 0.08
Mothers had Preeclampsia 5 (19.23%) 1 (3.45%) 0.09
History of PROM 1 (3.85%) 2 (6.90%) 0.62
Mode of delivery
Normal vaginal delivery 13 (50.00%) 12 (41.38%) 0.51
Cesearn Section 13 (50.00%) 17 (58.62%)  
Neonatal Weight/kg (mean ± SD) 2.77 ± 0.74 2.76 ± 0.50 0.97
Neonatal WBCs (Mean ± SD) 13.38 ± 4.45 13.74 ± 5.22 0.96
Neonatal Hemoglobin gram/dL (Mean ± SD) 15.99 ± 3.19 10.06 ± 3.46 0.001
Neonatal sepsis
No sepsis 19 (73.08%) 16 (55.17%) 0.13
Early onset sepsis 4 (15.38%) 3 (10.34%)  
Late onset sepsis 3 (11.54%) 10 (34.48%)  
Manifestation of thrombocytopenia
No 25 (96.15%) 7 (24.14%)  
Bleeding from puncture site 0 14 (48.28%) 0.001
Gastrointestinal bleeding 1 (3.85%) 4 (13.79%)  
Pulmonary hemorrhage 0 2 (6.90%)  
Intraventricular hemorrhage 0 2 (6.90%)  
Platelets transfusion
No 26 (100%) 9 (31.03%) 0.001
Yes 0 20 (68.97%)