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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population. *

From: Maternal peripheral blood level of IL-10 as a marker for inflammatory placental malaria

  Primigravidae Multigravidae
Characteristic PM- (n = 166) PM+ (n = 39) P PM- (n = 415) PM+ (n = 40) P
Maternal age in years (Mean; SD) 20.6 (3.3) 19.7 (1.9) 0.0964 28.9 (5.9) 25.7 (4.4) 0.0008
Birth weight in kg (Mean; SD) 3.10 (0.43) 2.83 (0.42) 0.001 3.25 (0.386) 3.04 (0.36) 0.0014
  1. *Data presented are Mean (SD).