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Table 1 Characteristics and birth outcomes of study participants.

From: Placental malaria among HIV-infected and uninfected women receiving anti-folates in a high transmission area of Uganda

Variable HIV-infected mothers (n = 161) HIV-uninfected mothers (n = 356) p-value
Median maternal age in years (IQR) 28 (23-33) 23 (19-29) < .001
Gravidity    
   G1 31 (19) 134 (38) < .001
   G2 24 (15) 50 (14)  
   G3 and above 106 (66) 172 (48)  
Chemoprevention during pregnancy    
   IPT-SP 4 (2) 336 (94) N/A
   TS 143 (89) 0 (0)  
   Both 7 (4) 0 (0)  
   None 6 (4) 18 (5)  
   Unknown 1 (1) 2 (1)  
Live birth 159 (99) 347 (97) .35
Preterm delivery (< 37 weeks) 50 (31) 82 (23) .05
  1. Data are number (%) of patients, unless otherwise indicated; IQR = interquartile range; IPT-SP = intermittent preventive therapy with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine; TS = daily trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole; SD = standard deviation.