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Table 1 General characteristics of the mothers and newborns included and not included in the study

From: Congenital malaria in Urabá, Colombia

Variable Cases included in the study Cases not included in the study Mann-Whitney
p value
  n Q2
(Q1 - Q3)
n Q2
(Q1 - Q3)
 
Maternal age 115 21
(18 - 27)
40 22
(18 - 28)
0,845
Maternal haemoglobin after week 20 (g/dL) 80 11.5
(10.1-2.0)
21 11.6
(10.7 - 11.6)
0,855
Years of residence in malaria area 114 18
(10 - 23)
41 15
(5 - 20)
0,024
Previous pregnancies 116 2
(1-3)
41 1
(1-3)
0.91
Episodes of malaria in the previous year 78 0
(0 - 1)
33 0
(0 - 1)
0,347
Gestational age at birth 109 38.4
(37.8 - 39.7)
38 39
(37.7 - 40)
0,055
Neonatal weight 115 2875
(2500 - 3425)
39 3005
(2800 - 3400)
0,280
Neonatal length 116 48
(47 - 50)
40 49
(47 - 50)
0,697
APGAR at 1 minute 112 8
(7 - 9)
40 8
(8 - 9)
0,616
Episodes of malaria during current pregnancy 116 1
(1 - 1)
41 1
(1 - 2)
0,166
  1. Q2: median Q1-Q3: quartil 1-quartil 3.