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Table 1 Characteristics of the neonates studied

From: Phagocytic ability of neutrophils and monocytes in neonates

  PRETERM TERM P
Number 7 35  
Male Sex 5 15 0.23 *
Gestational age (mean ± SD; weeks) 35.3 ± 1.2 38.7 ± 1.1 0.00005 **
Birth Weight (mean ± SD; g) 2350 ± 502 3261 ± 347 0.001 **
Size for Gestational Age (LGA/AGA) 2/5 5/30 0.58 *
Delivery (Vaginal/Cesarean) 2/5 19/16 0.41 *
  1. LGA: Large for gestational age, AGA: Appropriate for gestational age;
  2. *Fisher's exact test
  3. ** T-test