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Table 1 Association between case and control groups according to some demographic data and laboratory values

From: Incidence of urinary tract infection in neonates with significant indirect Hyperbilirubinemia of unknown etiology: case-control study

  Cases
(n = 100)
Control
(n = 50)
P value
Mean ± SD
Age on admission 118.80 ± 51.66 119.04 ± 52.66 0.976
Weight (kg) 3.13 ± 0.34 3.13 ± 0.34 1.00
Total bilirubin (mg/dl) 17.90 ± 1.71 2.18 ± 0.87 < 0.001*
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.68 ± 0.34 0.40 ± 0.22 < 0.001*
Hemoglobin (gm/dl) 15.42 ± 1.42 15.61 ± 1.59 0.478
Reticulocyte count (%) 1.70 ± 0.82 1.70 ± 0.82 0.984
Urea (mg/dl) 16.73–4.27 16.91–4.29 0.775
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.40–0.22 0.39–0.21 0.732
  1. p: p value for comparing between the studied groups
  2. *: statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05