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Table 4 Placental malaria and selected obstetrics variables

From: Relationship between placenta malaria and mother to child transmission of HIV infection in pregnant women in South East Nigeria

FactorsPlacental malaria (%)χ2-valueP-value
0–5000> 5000
Parity1.370.50
 Para 144 (29.33)8 (33.33)  
 Para 2–496 (64.0)13 (54.17)  
 Para 5 and above10 (6.67)3 (12.5)  
Gestational age19.64<0.01*
 < 14 weeks18 (12.16)1 (4.17)  
 14–20 weeks121 (81.76)15 (62.5)  
 21–27 weeks8 (5.41)8 (33.33)  
 28–35 weeks1 (0.68)0  
Booking CD4 count
 < 2505 (3.33)4 (16.67)15.060.01*
 250–35016 (10.67)7 (29.17)  
 351–50086 (57.33)9 (37.5)  
 > 50043 (28.67)4 (16.67)  
CD4 count at 3613.200.01*
 < 2504 (2.67)2 (8.33)  
 250–35013 (8.67)7 (29.17)  
 351–50068 (45.33)11 (45.83)  
 > 50065 (43.33)4 (16.67)  
  1. * Statistically significant