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Table 2 Birth outcomes related to the study

From: Active case detection of malaria in pregnancy using loop-mediated amplification (LAMP): a pilot outcomes study in South West Ethiopia

Characteristic All (n = 193) LAMP (n = 143) SOC (n = 50) p
Preterm birth (no, %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) N/A
Still birth (no, %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) N/A
Newborn haemoglobin (g/dL) (mean, Q1–Q3) 13.0 [12.7–13.6] 13.1 [12.8–13.7] 12.8 [12.0–13.4] 0.024
Maternal haemoglobin (g/dL) (mean, Q1–Q3) 11.5 [11.0–12.0] 11.5 [11.0–12.0] 11.6 [11.0–12.0] 0.771
Low birth weight (no, %) 7 (3.5) 0 (0) 7 (14) < 0.001
Birth weight (kg) (mean, Q1–Q3) 3.034 [2.750–3.200] 3.059 [2.761–2.960] 2.965 [2.735–3.155] 0.148
  1. Results are presented for all included women and per study arm. Categorical variables were compared using Chi square test and continuous variables using Student’s t test
  2. LAMP loop mediated amplification, SOC standard of care