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Table 2 Comparison of participant’s observations with respect to pregnancy outcomes

From: A cross sectional study evaluating screening using maternal anthropometric measurements for outcomes of childbirth in Ugandan mothers at term

Variable No. Combined Normal delivery Unfavourable outcome  
Mean (SD) No Mean (SD) No Mean (SD) T test (P-value)
Maternal age 1115 25.36 (5.96) 958 25.33 (5.74) 157 25.55 (7.17) −0.43 (0.67)
Maternal height 1092 158.90 (9.53) 942 159.09 (9.53) 150 157.74 (9.48) 1.61 (0.11)
Maternal weight 1106 63.75 (9.78) 952 64.14 (9.76) 154 61.28 (9.52) 3.38 (0.01)
Maternal pelvis height 1117 7.32 (1.89) 959 7.28 (1.85) 158 7.58 (2.09) −1.84 (0.07)
Gravida 1081 3.07 (2.15) 931 3.01 (1.99) 150 3.45 (2.95) −2.34 (0.02)
Symphysio-fundal height 1121 38.19 (0.72) 968 38.19 (0.71) 153 38.16 (0.80) 0.45 (0.65)
Foetal head descent 1022 0.97 (0.18) 878 0.97 (0.16) 144 0.94 (0.23) 1.70 (0.09)
Augmentation 1033 0.07 (0.25) 914 0,07 (0.25) 119 0.08 (0.27) −0.41 (0.68)
Sex of baby 1016 0.53 (0.50) 893 0.52 (0.50) 123 0.57 (0.50) −0.96 (0.34)
Meconium stained liquor 1083 0.47 (0.64) 948 0.41 (0.58) 135 0.91 (0.82) −8.88 (<0.01)
Caput present 1062 0.14 (0.35) 933 0.12 (0.32) 129 0.33 (0.47) −6.71 (<0.01)
APGAR Score at 5 min 1085 9.41 (3.31) 954 9.54 (3.36) 131 8.44 (2.71) 3.57 (<0.01)
Birth weight 1105 3.18 (0.52) 973 3.17 (0.50) 132 3.31 (0.59) −2.93 (<0.01)
BMI 1087 25.34 (4.14) 937 25.44 (4.23) 150 24.69 (3.44) 2.06 (0.04)
  1. Significant values are in italics (P < 0.05).